People’s National Movement (PNM) councillor Sherrie Ali today pleaded not guilty to three traffic offences arising out of an incident last year.
The Palmiste native appeared before San Fernando Traffic Court Magistrate Natalie Diop who fixed the matters for trial in January.
Ali who serves in the San Fernando City Corporation as the councillor for Les Effort East/Cipero and also served as a temporary Opposition Senator in 2012 was issued with a summons to appear in court to answer the charges.
PC Mathura charged Ali for all the offences which are alleged to have taken place on November 18, 2015.
It is alleged that on Harris Promenade, San Fernando while driving a vehicle she failed to produce a certificate of insurance when so required by a police officer.
The second charge alleged that at Narinesingh Court, Palmiste, Ali drove without due care and attention. The third charge alleged that at the same place, she drove without a policy of insurance. enforced in a relation to the user of the vehicle
Ali’s attorney Chris Ramlal asked for disclosure and was presented with station diary extracts and a summary.
The matters were adjourned to January 13, 2017 for all the matters to be heard together.