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Woman charged for cocaine-soaked hammocks

The woman, who allegedly attempted to smuggle a quantity of cocaine soaked into hammocks, has been charged with trafficking in narcotics. Twenty-six year old Tiffini Collison of F21 Samaan Street Guyhoc Park appeared on Tuesday in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court on a drug trafficking charge. Collison, who appeared before chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan, was not required to plea to ...

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Man accused of stealing spares from auto store

A man, who allegedly stole several vehicle spare parts valued GYD$2.1 million, was Wednesday granted GYD$250,000 bail. Thirty-eight year old Jermaine Devine of 78 Robb Street Charlestown Georgetown appeared before City Magistrate Leron Daly to answer to a charge of break and entry and larceny. The charge against Devine states that between September 16 and 18 at Garnett Street, Campbelville, ...

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Berbice men charged with murder of 13-year old boy

Two men were Wednesday charged with the murder of the 13-year old teenage boy who was allegedly raped and then tied and dumped in the Berbice River in an unconscious state one week ago. Omardai Christopher, 19 and Hillary Edwards, 29, were not required to plea to the indictable offence. Prosecutor Godfrey Playter reported that the police needs time to ...

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Daughter claims her father’s innocent after being charged with wife’s murder

Fifty six-year-old Randolph ‘Joseph’ Tahal on Monday appeared at the New Amsterdam Magistrate Court to answer to the capital offence of murder allegedly committed on his wife. The charge, read by Magistrate Alex Moore, stated that between Sunday 17th and Tuesday 19th September, 2017, her murdered his wife 58-year-old Janet Tahal. The story only came to light after the woman ...

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New York court jails Guyanese man for nearly beheading wife in Queens

(DNAInfo).-QUEENS, NEW YORK — A man who attacked his wife last December on a Richmond Hill street, nearly decapitating her with a kitchen knife, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison, prosecutors said Wednesday. Prem Rampersaud, 51, who lived in Guyana but was temporarily staying with a friend in South Jamaica, was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to manslaughter in ...

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Man jailed for damaging Minister Harmon’s house

A man, who admitted to damaging Minister of State, Joseph Harmon’s house, was Wednesday sentenced to six months imprisonment. Thirty year old Samuel Greene of Guyhoc Park admitted to committing the offence at Harmon’s property. The unrepresented man stood before Magistrate Fabayo Azore in the Georgetown Magistrates’ court where the charge read that on September 15 at Guyhoc Park, he ...

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Glass technician, who swallowed cocaine, jailed

Thirty eight year old glass technician Julius Watkins pleaded guilty to having 960 grams of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court. The court heard that between September 12-15 at the Georgetown Public Hospital and Woodlands Hospital he excreted 114 “round-like”  objects. Facts surrounding the matter states that ...

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Queensway guard charged with stealing cash from New Thriving Restaurant

A 29- year old security guard attached to Queensway Security Force was Monday morning placed on GYD$60,000 bail after being charged for break and entry and larceny. Travis Reynolds of 30 Graham’s Street Plasiance East Coast Demerara stood before City Magistrate Judy Latchman and denied the allegation that on September 9,2017 at Main Street Georgetown he broke and enter the ...

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Justice system must treat persons vulnerable to discrimination fairly- President of Caribbean Court of Justice

The President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Sir Dennis Byron has called on the justice system across the region to ensure that persons, who are vulnerable to discrimination, are treated fairly. In his examination of Judicial Attitudes and HIV and AIDS within the context of positioning the judiciary to effectively contribute to ending AIDS by 2030, Sir Dennis ...

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Former Magistrate slapped with two additional traffic charges

Former Traffic Court Magistrate and Attorney-at-law Chandra Sohan on Friday appeared at the Ablion Magistrate Court and was slapped with two additional charges after being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol last month. The charges read by Magistrate Renita Singh stated that on Friday 4th August, on the Williamsburg Corentyne Public road, Sohan drove motor car PJJ 6060 ...

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