The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) has written an opinion indicating that the state is no longer interested in the matter of an alleged passport fraud court case which involved former DLP Attorney General Bernard Wiltshire and four (4) others, after 5 years.
This means they are now free to return to their normal lives after five years of anxiety and possible aggravation.
This matter has been before the courts since 2011, and was thrown out twice for want of prosecution.
Former Attorney General Bernard Wiltshire, Harolda Henry and public servants Lyndon Marie, Nash Mitchel and Kimana James were charged with conspiracy to obtain Dominican passports by fraud.
The so-called scam allegedly occurred between August 25, 2005 and March 31, 2011. It was reported that 40 forged passports were identified by police.
Court Reporter, Carlisle Jno Baptiste has more details.
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