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Fraud accused policeman still on duty; granted bail

A policeman, who is charged with two counts of fraud, is still on duty and he was released on GYD$30,000 bail. Police Prosecutor, Alvin Moore told did not oppose the granting of bail to 42-year old Constable David Singh who is attached to the Tactical Services Unit (TSU).  He said the policeman was still performing duties at the police force. ...

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Several witnesses absent from NGMC alleged fraud trial; Ramjattan partly satisfied with SOCU’s work in face of constraints

by Gary Eleazar and Denis Chabrol Even as Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan on Wednesday expressed partial satisfaction with the work of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) in probing alleged financial crimes committed during the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) administration, a trial into alleged fraud at the New Guyana Marketing Corporation (NGMC) saw the absence of several witnesses. ...

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‘Sledgehammer guy’ charged with fraud, granted bail

Mikhail Rodrigues, the man who took social media by storm when he used a sledgehammer to lash off a parking clamp from his vehicle, was this morning charged with fraud in the Georgetown Magistrates Court. Rodrigues, a 37-year-old Regent Street businessman, came before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan charged with fraudulently converting a motor canter, GJJ 4976, to his own use. ...

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Justice Holder demands “genuine and meaningful apology” in open court from Attorney General for “insulting and disrespectful” behaviour

Letter from Justice Franklin Holder to the Acting Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards. The Honourable Chancellor (ag.) Madam Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards, CCH. The High Court of the Supreme Court, Georgetown. Dear Madam Chancellor, RE: REPORT ON CONTEMPTUOUS BEHAVIOUR OF MR BASIL WILLIAMS SC. I would like to report an incident which occurred on the 23rd day of March, ...

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Two men freed of Laing Avenue murder, two others still before court

Negus Lamaizon and Samuel McIntyre were today cleared of a murder charged against them, after city magistrate Dylon Bess discharged the matter against them, citing insufficient evidence. Lamaizon, of D’Urban Street, Georgetown, and McIntyre, walked out of the court as free men after the preliminary inquiry into the matter concluded with the dismissal. The magistrate’s role was merely to determine ...

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President calls on AG to explain ‘court-room rant’

by Gary Eleazar Head of State President David Granger, has called on Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams, to explain his actions over the recent reports he allegedly issued death threats to a sitting Judge—Justice Franklin Holder. President Granger made the disclosure today (March 30, 2017) during a brief engagement with media operatives at State House after ...

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Special prosecutor approved for ‘Brazilian church’ pastor charged with death by dangerous driving

Attorney-at-law Eusi Anderson has been assigned as special prosecutor to the case of Haleno Luiz, the Universal Church pastor accused of causing the death of Maurice Moseley by dangerous driving. The matter was previously prosecuted by police prosecutors Deniro Jones and Arwyn Moore, through the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution. The DPP office recently issued the fiat for ...

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AG offers no apology over courtroom outburst

by Gary Eleazar Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Basil Williams, today (March 29, 2017) refused to issue a public apology over an outburst be made in the court this past week, causing Justice Franklin Holder to prematurely leave the bench without adjourning the case he was hearing. Justice Holder has since written to the Chancellor of the Judiciary ...

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‘Brazilian church’ pastor gets High Court bail after two failed attempts at Magistrates’ Court

After two failed bail attempts before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan, senior pastor of the Universal Church, Haleno Luiz, today walked out of the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court after his lawyer, Mark Waldron, secured his bail through the High Court. Luiz was charged on March 6 with causing the death of Maurice Moseley on March 3, when he failed to stop at ...

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Police Prosecutor, accused of perverting trial, alleges lawyer tampered with his witness

After attorney-at-law Latchmie Rahamat accused police prosecutor Deniro Jones of perverting the trial for Tiffany Peters, who was pardoned by President Granger in 2016, the police prosecutor made a counter-accusation that Rahamat tampered with his witness. Corporal Jones, today, March 28, told Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan that he, along with a number of other police ranks, observed Rahamat engaging with ...

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