Guyana: SOCU awaiting ruling on extradition of former GRDB accountant from Canada

As the trial of six former Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) members continues, a city court yesterday heard that the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) is awaiting a ruling on whether or not former GRDB accountant Peter Ramcharran would be extradited from Canada and brought to answer charges for the alleged falsification of GRDB accounts from 2011 to 2015. During yesterday’s proceedings, SOCU prosecutor Patrice Henry told Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan that the immigration procedures relating to Ramcharran are completed and that they were awaiting the ruling on whether the suspect would be extradited.

The matter was later adjourned until February 15th, 2019…..

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