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Teen among trio remanded for murder of Corentyne labourer whose burnt remains were found in hole

Two men, along with a 16-year-old, appeared today at the Springlands Magistrate Court, charged with the murder of 21-year-old Mahendra Ghanie, whose burnt remains were discovered in a shallow grave last Friday. The trio, 44-year-old Bharrat Ramsarwack, who employed the deceased; 19-year-old Mohanlall Suesankar; and the 16-year-old all appeared before Magistrate Robindranauth Singh to answer to the indictable charge. The ...

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Cop allegedly stole gun, ammo from police force

Twenty-one year old Kevon Johnson, a serving member of the Guyana Police Force attached to the Tactical Services Unit,  appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court to answer to a simple larceny charge. The charge read by Magistrate Judy Latchman stated that on August 27,2017  at the Tactical Service Unit, Eve Leary, he stole one 9mm pistol valued at $375,000 and ...

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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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