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Daily Archives: November 6, 2017

“Welfare” talks with Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud begin

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon on Monday said he has been in discussions with substantive Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud about his “welfare” but he declined to say whether the top cop would be removed in keeping with recommendations by a Commission of Inquiry. “I, personally, have met with Mr Seelall Persaud recently- a few weeks ago- in relation to what ...

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Police Force divisions to be increased; Security Sector Project reform for upgrade

The Guyana Police Force is moving apace with plans to expand the number of police divisions from seven to 10 and open a security sector reform office under the auspices of Britain, President David Granger announced Monday. Addressing a handing-over ceremony for the donation of US$2.6 million worth of gears, vehicles including pickups, All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) and buses by ...

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Husband, wife charged with exporting raw gold

A husband and wife charged with allegedly exporting GYD$14.6 million worth raw gold without a licence were Monday granted self-bail. They are 47-seven year old Shazam Khan and 45-year old Bibi Khan of Lot 3 Peter’s Hall, East Bank Demerara. Appearing before Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan, tbey pleaded not guilty to the charge. She released them on their own recognisance ...

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Carpenter charged with murder of Corentyne mason

Twenty-nine year-old Vijai Rigbaran was Monday charged with the murder of a Williamsburg, Corentyne mason at the Albion Magistrate Court. The father of two was not required to plea to the indictable charge read by Magistrate Renita Singh. The court heard that the accused between Tuesday 10th October and Sunday 29th October, 2017 at Williamsburg, Corentyne, he murdered 54-year-old Mohammed ...

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