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Man charged in connection with deadly road accident

Nathan Heyliger was on Thursday placed on $600,000 bail after being charged for causing the death of Kuru Kuru resident Carl Dundas. The accused appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan, and was told that on September 11, 2016 he drove in a dangerous manner thereby causing the death of the 41-year-old Dundas. Still nursing injuries from the accident, Heyliger ...

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Two charged with murder of Gafoor’s Manager

by Abigail Semple Two men were Wednesday charged for the murder of a manager of Gafoor’s  at his East Bank Demerara home two months ago. According to the facts read out by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan, on July 21, 2016 at Herstelling East bank Demerara, David Outar, 24 years old, and Patrick Ross, 22 years old, murdered 55-year old Terry Lakhan ...

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Woman convicted for attempting to smuggle ganja into police lockup

Twenty-two year-old Rachael McLean on Wednesday found herself paying a $15,000 fine and doing community service for attempting to smuggle  two grams of marijuana into a police lockups. The facts state that on September 27, at the Brickdam lockups, the mother of twins approached Constable Timmerman and handed over a meal for her brother who was in the lockups. Following procedure, the officer ...

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El Dorado Trading burglar jailed

A man received a one year sentence on Wednesday after pleading guilty to breaking and entering and larceny. According to the facts presented at Court One of the Georgetown Magistrates Court, the owner of El Dorado Trading in Kingston, Georgetown secured his premises on the evening of September 22 and returned the following day to find some of his items ...

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Cash-jet pilot proposes govt’s use of hangar; new application for injunction filed against CJIA

Even as a legal battle continues over the cash-jet pilot’s hangar at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Captain Khamraj Lall is proposing to make the facility available for use by the Guyana government to allow the company to recover its more than GYD$600 million investment, according to well-placed sources. In the latest High Court case to have been filed ...

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Barry Dataram setenced, fined for cocaine trafficking; CANU boss “disappointed” in freeing of co-accused

by Abigail Semple and Denis Chabrol Drugs baron, Barry Dataram, who has escaped Guyana, was Tuesday fined GYD$164,268,000 and sentenced to 60 months imprisonment for being in possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking more than one year ago- a decision that angered the Head of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) , James Singh. “I am very disappointed that his ...

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Haitians convicted for illegally entering Guyana

Five Haitians, who were caught in Guyana heading to Brazil, were Tuesday fined for illegal entry and ordered deported. Appearing before Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan, they were convicted for entering Guyana by sea and disembarking without the consent of an immigration officer. Jean Eliofene Emila, 25, Fequiere Emila,27, Panel Mondesir, 24, Wilner Choisy, 24, and 19-year old Robinson Thermidore ...

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Dataram found guilty of cocaine possession; common-law wife, two others freed

by Abigail Semple Self-confessed drug lord, Barry Dataram, was Tuesday found guilty of the possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, while the three other co-accused, including his common-law wife, were freed. City Magistrate, Judy Latchman said there was enough evidence to convict Dataram. She was awaiting the value of the cocaine before handing down sentence to Dataram in ...

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