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31-year old man accused of sexually abusing 14-year old boy

A 31-year old man, who works at the Ministry of Public Health, has been charged with a sexual offence allegedly committed on a 14-year old boy. The man was not required to plea to the charge that was read to him by City Magistrate, Leron Daly. Police alleged that the man engaged in sexual penetration of a child at the ...

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Suspected Trinidad con arist jailed

A widely suspected Trinidadian con artist was Tuesday jailed after he was convicted for forgery and immigration breaches. Daniel Ali will be spending the next two years in the Georgetown Prisons after he pleaded guilty to the charges of over staying his time and forging two legal documents. The charges allege that between January 3, 2017 and May 19, 2017 ...

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Deeds Registrar on fraud charge

Registrar of the Deeds Registry, Azeena Baksh was Tuesday charged with obtaining money by false pretense. Thirty-three year old Baksh appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and denied the allegation that while being employed by the Judicial Service Commission between May 1, 2014 and and January 31, 2017 in Georgetown caused or procured valuable securities in the sum of GYD$4.5 ...

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Mother, son charged with gun, ammo, ganja offences

A mother and her son were Friday arraigned on charges of illegal gun and ammunition possession and possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking. Appearing before City Magistrate, Leron Daly were Gail Joe and her son Kevin Amos both of whom reside at 43 Norton Street, Lodge, Georgetown. They were jointly charged with having one .38 round of ammunition ...

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Hotskull charged with murder of footballer

Twenty- five year old Alvin “Hotskull” Jones has been charged with the murder of tradesman and footballer, Paul “Dundee” Anthony Daniels. Jones on Wednesday appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan who read the indictable charge to him. The killing of Daniels,32, occurred in February at Independence Boulevard, Georgetown. Daniels lived at  Schoonord Public Road, West Bank Demerara. Jones was not ...

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Clerk charged with multi-million dollar fraud

Twenty-four year old Naipaul Beharry appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ court charged with embezzlement. Beharry stood before City Magistrate Fabayo Azore where the charge read that on may 1, 2015 and July 31 2016 while being a clerk at a firm, he fraudulently embezzled GYD $4.9 million dollars in the name of his employer, Ramgobin Mohanlall. He pleaded not guilty. ...

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More High Court Judges to be appointed; President stresses no political interference in judiciary

President David Granger on Wednesday signaled that more High Court judges are to be soon appointed, following the swearing in of two Justices of Appeal. “I needed some additional information and I sent a request to the Chancellor of the Judiciary (Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards) to provide that additional information,” he said when asked by Demerara Waves Online News what has been ...

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Attorney General was not contemptuous of Court; no need for apology to judge- President Granger

President David Granger said he saw no need to ask Attorney General, Basil Williams to apologise to High Court Judge, Frank Holder because his behaviour in the judge’s court was not contemptuous. “Under the circumstances, I cannot see that there was anything which could have warranted his being cited for contempt of court. As I said, his behaviour was not ...

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Stabroek Market vendor allegedly caught with marijuana during robbery probe

A Stabroek Market vendor was was Tuesday morning arraigned and remanded on a charge of trafficking in narcotics. Travis Alexander of 109 D’Andrade Street,Newtown, Georgetown appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates Court before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. The charge against the 26-year old man is that on May 12 at Stabroek Market he had 23 grammes of marijuana for the purpose ...

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