Crime Chief and family involved in Suriname road accident
Crime Chief Seelall Persaud and members of his family were yesterday involved in a vehicular accident in neighbouring Suriname.
This newspaper understands that the accident occurred in Nickerie around midday.
While reports are sketchy, Kaieteur News understands that the Deputy Commissioner of Police, his wife and daughter were in his vehicle when the accident occurred.
Reports are that none of them was seriously hurt but Kaieteur News was told that Persaud and his wife were treated at a hospital for minor cuts and bruises.
Persaud was driving his vehicle bearing number plate PLL 9423. Reports reaching this newspaper indicated that the Crime Chief was “speeding”, while making his way back to Guyana.
The Commissioner of Police (ag) Leroy Brumell, when contacted, confirmed that the Crime Chief was indeed involved in an accident and disclosed that he was in the neighbouring country on official police business.
Brumell said that be wasn’t privy to the details of what transpired.
This newspaper understands that Persaud and his wife are still in Suriname while his daughter travelled home yesterday afternoon as she is scheduled to leave today for Cuba.
The three were initially scheduled to return to Guyana on the 13:00hrs ferry.