The Guyana Police Force has rubbished an article appearing on the Guyana Times’ owned, I-News website, which claimed that the 19-year-old son of Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue Authority was chased by a police officer on Saturday.
The Guyana Police Force in a statement this afternoon said that last Saturday, a Police Sergeant who is attached to the Traffic Department and was dressed in uniform, was driving a private car along Sandy Babb Street, Kitty, when she observed motor vehicle PRR 4423 overtake a line of other motor vehicles waiting at the traffic lights.
“The police rank made a note of the vehicle’s registration number intent on following up with prosecution, however, she caught up with the vehicle at the intersection of Lamaha and Albert Streets, where she drove up alongside and told the driver of the offence committed. He however drove away.”
According to the statement, the Police Traffic Sergeant drove behind PRR 4423 and caught up again with the vehicle at Lamaha and East Streets, where she came out and approached the driver whom she learnt to be Fiyad Sattaur of Ogle, ECD.
“She again told him of the offence committed and requested for him to go to Traffic Headquarters and he complied.”
According to the Police, at Traffic Headquarters Fiyad Sattaur was subsequently placed on self bail. He has been charged with careless driving and is to appear in court tomorrow Wednesday January 20, 2016.