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Minibus driver charged with attempting to murder woman

A minibus driver was on Thursday charged with attempted murder and is now on remand. It is alleged that on October 31, 2016, at Lodge Georgetown, Clayson Clementson unlawfully and maliciously wounded Andrea Phillips with intent to murder her. The 47-year-old North Ruimveldt resident was not required to plea to the indictable charge when it was read by Chief Magistrate ...

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Guyanese man extradited from Trinidad convicted for murder in US

HICKSVILLE PATCH.- A Guyanese man who fled the country after he killed a 19-year old and injured another man at a Hicksville, Nassau County, New York wedding in 1999 faces 19 years in prison, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced Wednesday. Balkumar Singh, believed to be 38 years old, pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder and first-degree assault. He is ...

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Case against Carville Duncan dismissed

A City Magistrate on Wednesday dismissed an almost GYD$1 million larceny charge against Carville Duncan. Magistrate Leron Daly ruled that there was insufficient evidence to prove that Duncan had stolen more than GYD$900,000 in director’s fees from the state-owned Guyana Power and Light. Police had alleged that that on March 31, 2015 at Georgetown, he stole GYD$984,900, property of GPL. He was charged ...

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Former BK International clerk charged with embezzlement

A former BK International clerk is now on GYD$250,000 bail for embezzling the company’s money. It is alleged that between July 20 and September 13, 2016 Toteram Ramchand, being employed as a servant or clerk at BK Queries Inc., fraudulently embezzled the sum of GYD$28,571,235. The money was taken into possession by Ramchand for employer. The 25-year-old pleaded not guilty ...

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Murder trial of Bartica massacre accused continues

The trial for three remaining accused in the Bartica massacre began on Wednesday morning with the prosecution’s address to the Jury. Prosecutor Diana Kawlesar in her address reread the charge, which states that on February 17, 2008, when persons engrossed in the 20/20 Cricket games, heavily armed gunmen drew their boats ashore and opened fire. The men then made their ...

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Shot robbery suspect taken to court on stretcher

An 18-year-old appeared in court on a stretcher on Tuesday afternoon, and was charged with robbery under arms, gun and ammo possession, and for firing shots at a policeman. The first charge against Mark Anthony is that on September 26, 2016 at Georgetown, he discharged a loaded firearm at Roger Pilgrim. This he did with intent to maim, disfigure or ...

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Industrial Estate bond thief jailed

A security guard, who said he stole over a half million Guyana dollars  in items from an Industrial Estate bond because he wanted them at his home, will be spending nine months in prison although he begged for a light sentence The allegation against Omand Hussain is that between December 1, 2015 and September 29, 2016, at Ruimveldt, Georgetown he ...

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Two charged in connection with return of stolen cameras to Stabroek News photographer

Two men were Tuesday grantedGYD$50,000 bail for allegedly taking money from Stabroek News photographer, Keno George under the guise of helping recover his stolen camera. Police alleged that Jevon Patterson and Romel Guttery on October 19, 2016 at Camp St. Georgetown, corruptly obtained GYD$50,000 from George, on account of helping him recover his stolen camera. George, another photographer, Terrence Thompson, along ...

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