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Guyanese hotelier/ prospective casino operator, Suriname-headquartered company sue Guyana Chronicle for GYD$4 billion

The Suriname-headquartered Pasha Global Inc. and owner of Sleep-in International Hotel & Casino Inc. have sued the state-owned Guyana Chronicle for a total of GYD$4 billion allegedly libelous articles. In court papers seen by Demerara Waves Online News, Pasha Global and the owner of Sleep-in, Clifton Bacchus, are each asking the High Court to find that they have been libeled and ...

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Former magistrate pleads not guilty to drunken driving

Former Traffic Court Magistrate, Chandra Sohan on Monday pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol. He pleaded not guilty and was released on his own recognisance by Magistrate Renita Singh at the Albion Court. He will go on trial September 15 for trial. Police accused Sohan of driving under the influence of alcohol last Friday night on ...

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Granger assassination plot inquiry: Lawyers differ over Police Commissioner Persaud’s involvement while on leave

Attorney-at-Law for the Guyana Police Force, Ian Chang on Friday said Mr. Seelall Persaud was still constitutionally Police Commissioner although he was on vacation and in keeping with the law, he called the most senior officer of the station at the the time. However, television journalist Travis Chase’s Attorney-at-Law, Selwyn Pieters slammed Persaud for calling Inspector Narine on March 29 ...

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Constitutionality of Pres. Granger’s directive to the Police Service Commission challenged in Court

  The constititionality of President David Granger’s decision to ask the Police Service Commission (PSC) to delay the promotion of officers is being challenged in the High Court. An applicant named Rajendra R. Jaigobin has filed legal proceedings against to declare that i) the Police Service Commission, a Commission established by the Constitution of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, in the ...

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Alleged teen wife killer arraigned

The man, who allegedly knifed his teenage common-law wife to death and fled to neighbouring Surinameay, was Tuesday arraigned for her murder. Thirty-year old Ryan Singh was not required to plea to the indictable charge when it was read to him by Magistrate Alex Moore at the Sister’s Village Court. He is accused of the murder of 16-year old Parbattie ...

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Prime suspect in Corentyne robbery arrested, taxi driver charged

The prime suspect in a recent armed robbery of a Corentyne family was early Wednesday morning arrested, police said. Commander of the Berbic Division, Assistant Commissioner Paul Williams confirmed said the man was nabbed in the Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice area after police launched an intelligence-led operation and information regarding his location surfaced. He is assisting with investigations. Meanwhile, ...

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President’s revocation of land lease to farmers unconstitutional- High Court

The High Court has ruled that President David Granger’s revocation of State leases aback Number 40 Village, West Coast Berbice was unconstitutional because they amounted to the unconstitutional deprivation of private property and the leases were valid although they were not signed by then President, Donald Ramotar. Chief Justice, Roxane George ruled on Tuesday that the cancellation of the farmers’ lease ...

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Former soldier charged with uncle’s murder

Twenty-six year old Dwayne Tappin was Wednesday morning remanded for the alleged murder of his uncle. The prosecution’s case is that Tappin murdered 51- year old Randolph Seenauth which occurred on Sunday last at Better Hope, East Coast Demerara. Tappin who appeared before Magistrate Alisha George in the Sparendaam Magistrate was not required to plea to the indictable charge when ...

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Cevon’s Waste Disposal employee jailed for smuggling ganja into prison

One of three employees of Cevon’s Waste Disposal Service was Friday jailed, one day after he and two other workplace colleagues were arrested for allegedly smuggling marijuana and other prohibited items into the Lusignan Prison. Police said Akeem John of 44 Middle Walk, Buxton, East Coast Demerara accepted all the narcotics and he was sentenced to three years imprisonment. The ...

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Mother of two ,who allegedly killed her children’s father, granted bail

by Antoyne Toney A 21 year old woman, who is a mother of two, was Thursday afternoon granted GYD$250,000 bail on a charge of manslaughter she allegedly committed on her children’s father. Lisa Halley of 55 David Street, Kitty, Georgetown was arraigned before Magistrate Faith Mc Gusty at the Georgetown Magistrates’ court. Police accused Lisa Halley of killing  Dillion Halley ...

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