Case file sent to DPP for advice to determine whether to charge cop
The Director of Public Prosecutions, Shalimar Ali-Hack, has been asked to determine whether enough evidence is present to charge an officer of the law who fatally struck down 59-year-old Dulmattie Boodlall, a saleswoman of Lot 950 Block Y Section C Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara (EBD) some three weeks ago.
This came shortly after Boodlall’s son, Sookram Deochand, publicly declared that he has no intentions to stop seeking justice for his mother, no matter how long it takes for such to happen.
On January 5, the saleswoman was struck and killed by a Guyana Police Force (GPF) minibus along the East Bank Demerara Public Road.
This newspaper had reported that at about 07:26h on the Peters Hall Public Road, the woman was hit by minibus PWW 7172, driven by a Police Constable.
Police in their report stated that minibus PWW 7172 was proceeding north along the roadway when the driver alleged that the woman attempted to cross the road.
The driver claimed that on seeing the woman, he swerved to avoid a collision, but ended up hitting the woman. As a result of the impact, she fell onto the roadway and received injuries about her body. She subsequently died while receiving treatment at the Georgetown Public Hospital.
Following the accident, the dead woman’s family alleged that they have been tirelessly seeking answers from the Police but all of their visits proved futile. (G9)