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15-year old boy allegedly rapes14-year old girl

A 15 year old fisher was Monday arraigned for the alleged rape of 14-year old female school drop-out and he was granted GYD$100,000 bail. Guyanese laws prohibit the release of the names of persons allegedly involved in sexual offences in an effort to conceal the identity of the victim. In this case, both parties are also minors. Police said the ...

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Cuban dentist, alleged immigration fraud victim, slapped with three immigration charges

A 29 year old Cuban dentist, Eileen Aguila, was today slapped with three immigration charges by city magistrate Judy Latchman. The first charge states between September 13 and 14 last, Aguila, with intent to defraud, conspired to forge a Guyana arrival and departure immigration stamps purporting they were issued by local immigration services. On the second charge, Aguila had presented ...

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Bollywood Club owner charged with trafficking Cuban female for sexual exploitation

Eladio Pereza, a Cuban national and owner of Bollywood Club in Providence, East Bank Demerara, was today charged for trafficking a female of Cuban nationality for the purpose of sexual exploitation. Pereza, 34 years, resides at Providence Public Road, EBD. Ranks from the Counter-Trafficking In Persons Unit conducted two  raids on Friday on the East and West Bank of Demerara ...

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Case established against Police Sargeant Lindo in MFK boss murder conspiracy

City Magistrate Judy Latchman ruled today a prima facie case has been established against police sergeant Leon Lindo into the conspiracy to commit murder against deceased MFK boss, Mohamed F. Khan. Lindo was accused, at the Criminal Investigations Department, of conspiring with Lennox ‘Two Colours’ Wayne to murder Khan, a popular businessman, between July 10 and July 18, 2014. Lindo’s ...

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Omar Shariff, wife charged for failure to provide documents to police

Former Presidency Ministry permanent secretary, Omar Sharif, and his reputed wife, Savitri Hardio, were today charged separately by city magistrate Fabayo Azore for refusing to provide named documents to Assistant Police Commissioner Sydney James. The documents were requested as part of a production order. Both Sharif and his reputed wife pleaded not guilty to the charges. The prosecutor allowed bail ...

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Barry Dataram gets 3 years imprisonment, $60,000 fine for illegal ammo possession while wife freed

While charges have been dropped against reputed wife of convicted drug dealer Barry Dataram, Anjanie Boodnarine, Dataram will have to pay a $60,000 fine and service a concurrent prison sentence of 3 years. The ruling was handed down today by city magistrate, Judy Latchman. Dataram is already serving a 60 months prison sentence for narcotics possession, for which the fresh ...

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Charges against Omar Sharif halted pending High Court advice

It was a bizarre turn of events today in the Georgetown Magistrate Court as city magistrate Fabayo Azore was stopped from reading charges against former Ministry of the Presidency permanent secretary, Omar Shariff. The entire session lasted less than ten minutes. An agreement of sorts was made between the prosecution and defense regarding an order made by the Chief Justice ...

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Bandits tie guards, break into East Coast Demerara NDC office

Armed bandits early Thursday morning tied up three security guards and broke into an East Coast Demerara Neighbouhood Democratic Council (NDC) office in search of GYD$16 million, but ended up leaving with a few items far less than the value of the money they went for. Police said the security guards reported that the bandits forced their way into the ...

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Pensioner called to make defense for causing death by dangerous driving

Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan ruled that prima facie case has been established against Andrew Alder, a Guyoil driver charged with causing  the death of Denesh Bissoon by dangerous driving last year. Alder, a pensioner from Stewartville, West Coast Demerara, had pleaded not guilty to the charge previously and was placed on $300,000 bail. Alden was today asked to build his ...

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