Cops charged with 38 counts of forgery in ‘Learner Driver’ exam

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Two Police Corporal attached to the Guyana Police Force were today charged with forging several questionnaires from the Learner Driver Theoretical Examination.

Corporal Ryan Gray, 25, and Woman Corporal Shanice Fraser, 31, who is also the Confidential Secretary to the Traffic Chief, appeared before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan and denied the charges.

It is alleged that on April 12 at the Felix Austin Police College, Georgetown, they conspired with persons to forge 38 questionnaires at the Theoretical examination, which were not written by the persons who were seated in the examination room.

Gray was slapped with 20 counts of forgery and was released $160,000 bail while Fraser was charged with 18 counts and was released on $150,000 bail.

The case is adjourned to August 7.

Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield told the court that Gray and Fraser were responsible for invigilating the exams on the day in question.

He said that 174 persons were registered to write the examination but only 106 showed up. However, once the exams were over, 207 scripts were submitted.

More persons, including a senior Police Officer, are expected to be charged in connection with the case.

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