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Daily Archives: May 9, 2018

Five held in Guyana, Suriname for piracy; extradition of Guyanese suspects unnecessary

Three Guyanese remain in police custody in Guyana and two others are being held in Suriname by police there as a probe into last month’s deadly piracy attack continues, authorities here said Wednesday. Guyana’s Police Commissioner, David Ramnarine and Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan said the detainees in Guyana could be charged and prosecuted locally instead of being sent ...

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Surinamese police ignores piracy attacks report against Guyanese—Jagdeo; Suriname authorities to monitor fishermen movements

Even as Guyana’s Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan on Wednesday disclosed that Suriname has moved to set up check-points to monitor the movement of Guyanese fishermen, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo said Surinamese police often disregard reports of piracy because the victims are Guyanese. Just back from Suriname, accompanied by a team of senior police officers who gathered information about ...

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Ashni Singh, Winston Brassington grilled on 27 allegations of misconduct in public office; released on station bail

Former Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh and former Chief Executive Officer of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL), Winston Brassington were Wednesday released from police custody on a total of GY$600,000 bail. They were questioned for more than four hours by investigators of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) of the Guyana Police Force in the presence of ...

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Brassington, Ashni Singh walk into SOCU for questioning

Former Head of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited, Winston Brassington and former Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh Wednesday morning walked into the headquarters of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). He was accompanied by Attorney-at-Law, Mark Waldron. The two walked into a lower flat of SOCU at 9:03 AM. Moments later, former Finance Minister  Singh also went into ...

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