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Man charged with attempted murder of suspected police informant

A man was Wednesday arraigned on a charge of attempted murder of a someone he believed had informed police about a crime he had allegedly committed. Twenty-four year old Denzil Wilson of Costello Housing Scheme was charged with the attempted murder of Seon Wright by stabbing him several times about his body. The incident occurred on May 2, 2017. Wilson ...

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Man charged with murder during brawl over filling water bottles

A man was Friday arraigned for an alleged murder that police said stemmed from a brawl over the filling of water bottles. Charged with the indictable offence is Shelton John Marks is accused of the murder of Mark Ifill on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Water Street, Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara.   Investigators were told that Ifill was filling bottles ...

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Tower Suites driver charged with causing death by dangerous driving

Twenty-two year old Dwayne Christiani, a driver at Tower Suites, was Friday morning charged and placed before the courts for causing death by dangerous driving. Christiani appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan where the charge read that on April 22 at Eccles Public Road, East Bank Demerara he drove motor car PRR 2605 in a manner dangerous to the public thereby ...

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Updated: Anil Nandlall charged indictably with stealing law reports; on self-bail

Former Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall was Thursday indicted on a charge of alleged larceny by bailey.  He was granted self-bail by Magistrate Fabayo Azore and ordered to return to court on May 8, 2017. He was not required to plea the indictable charge. Prosecutor Attorney-at-Law, Patrice Henry did not oppose bail. Nandlall was charged with ...

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Royal Castle chef fined, jailed for cocaine trafficking

Former chef at Royal Castle, Anthony Gibson was Wednesday jailed for three years after he admitted to being in possession of 548 grams of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. Apart from being jailed, he was also fined GYD $1.4 million by Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan. The 26-year old East Ruimveldt resident on April 23, 2017 was an outgoing ...

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Beterverwagting cane-cutter remanded for attempted murder of ex partner

Cane-cutter, Warren Dennis appeared at the Spareendaam Magistrate’ Court Wednesdat morning charged with attempted murder of the mother of his children. The charge read that on Sunday April 23 at Quamina Road, Beterverwagting he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Alana Hazel with intent to murder her. Reports indicate that Hazel, a policewoman attached to the Police Officers’ mess,  is presently nursing ...

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High Court clears way for GPSU elections

The High Court on Tuesday cleared the way for the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) to hold its elections, despite efforts by a group of union members to stop the polls on the grounds that the accounts had not been audited for several years. The Union said the elections would now be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The GPSU ...

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Woman jailed for killing best friend

A young woman was Tuesday handed down an eight-year jail sentence for killing her best friend in 2015. Justice Navindra Singh deducted two years for time already served during her incarceration. In 2015, Lloyda Renita Thomas met her demise after her former best friend Angelique Williams also known as “angie” fatally stabbed her during an argument  over who should sit ...

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Financial consultant charged with three counts of fraud

A 57- year old Financial Consultant was Tuesday morning remanded after three fraud charges were laid against him. Clayton Alleyne of 179 South Bel Air stood before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and pleaded not guilty to the charges which alleged that between November 3 2016 and February 8 2017 he obtained from three persons large sums of money in exchange for a ...

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