Lawyer granted bail on charge of using racial slurs


Attorney-at-law Nirvan Singh was on Wednesday released on $100,000 bail for allegedly using racial remarks or slurs against an Afro-Guyanese police constable identified as Shawnette Bollers.

Singh of Middle and Cummings Street, Georgetown appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court where the private criminal charge was read.

It is alleged that Singh, on March 20, 2022, at his residence, by means of words spoken by him in a public place, willfully excited and/or attempted to excite hostility and ill-will against Bollers on the grounds of her race by using racial remarks and slurs.

Singh pleaded not guilty. The Chief Magistrate ordered Singh to refrain from contacting the victim and adjourned the case to May 18.


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