Im not able to run my program witht the following code!

Dim rst As ADODB.Recordset
Dim sql1 As String
   sql1 = "insert into Passport_Release VALUES('0259','14/09/2008','returned')"
CN.Execute sql1 As Recordset

instead of the last statement i even tried CN.Execute sql1 alone....
but nothing is working... i doubt if error is in my reference... please help as its very urgent!