Thursday, December 16, 2010

Khemraj Ramjattan sued for libel.

Khemraj Ramjattan

POLITICIAN and presidential aspirant Mr. Khemraj Ramjattan and Mr. Gregory Rambarran, the latter trading under the name and style of DTV Ch 8, have been summoned to answer a charge of libel in the Supreme Court on 11th January, 2011, at 09:00 hrs. The charge alleges that on 21st November, 2010 the defendants published libelous statements of and concerning the plaintiff, Mr. Donald Ramotar, General-Secretary of the ruling People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) party, on the programme, aired in Berbice, “Issues of the People.”

An interim injunction has also been filed by the Attorney for Mr. Ramotar, Mr. Mohabir Anil Nandlall, and granted by Justice William Ramlall on 15th December, 2010, restraining the defendants and/or their agents from further publishing or broadcasting, or causing to be published, the allegations made, or similar charges, against Mr. Ramotar.

Mr. Ramotar is suing the defendants for aggravated or exemplary damages, costs, and any other punitive damages the Court finds necessary to award the Plaintiff.

Mr. Ramotar is charging that on the 21st day of November, 2010, Mr. Ramjattan, on a television programme titled, “Issues of the People”, aired, broadcast and transmitted on Mr. Rambarran’s television station, falsely and maliciously published of and concerning him as a Director at the Guyana Sugar Corporation as follows: “And I have come by of evidence of one bit of corruption, the sugar they sell in T&T, they wanted to give some of their friends in T&T to sell. You does gat to come here to Guyana and bid here at the board level in GT, whosoever want to buy it. And 3 persons, I understand, came here to Guyana and bid. The Neal & Massey firm I understand they won the bid, they bid the highest for the sugar and I understand Donald Ramotar and a couple others were not there, but they had a certain friend in Trinidad, this sugar bid that N&M won was then retaken from N&M and then given to that friend in T&T at a lower price, let them come and deny that. Read more....

1 comment:

  1. The last time he made a statement he had to apologize this man needs to get his facts straight before opening his mouth