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Daily Archives: December 13, 2013

Royston King takes Local Govt Minister to court over Sooba’s appointment

One of the unsuccessful applicants for the post of Town Clerk for the Georgetown Municipality on Friday moved to the High Court to challenge government’s appointment of Carol Sooba. The High Court granted a temporary order that essentially reverts Sooba’s appointment to that of acting Town Clerk until Local Government Minister, Ganga Persaud can show cause why the decision to ...

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Updated: Assistant Police Commissioner Josiah dies

Assistant Police Commissioner, Derrick Josiah died on Friday as a result of a massive heart attack, his long-time colleague George Vyphuis confirmed. He was 50 years old. Assistant Commissioner Vyphuis said that Josiah was receiving treatment for an injury he had sustained during an accident on the West Coast Demerara several weeks ago. He said Josiah was at a private ...

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Annandale man on bail for alleged bogus car deal

An 18-year old man was Friday granted GUY$300,00 bail for allegedly obtaining money under false pretence for the procurement of three motor cars. Police accuse Raphael Mohammed of of 52 Annandale Housing Scheme of obtaining GUY$650,000 from Amil Yusuff, GUY$500,000 from John Jones and GUY$580,000 from Sherwin Wright by falsely pretending to be in possession of three motor cars. He ...

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APNU explains Volda Lawrence’s recorded abstention

A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) parliamentarian, Volda Lawrence on Friday sought to explain how her vote for spending on the security sector went down as an abstention. Lawrence said by the time she could have received advice from APNU Chief Whip, Amna Ally on how to vote immediately on returning to the Chamber she did not respond when her ...

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