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Rape-accused Wauna farmer charged with killing policeman

A North West District farmer was Friday charged with the stabbing death of a policeman more than one month ago at Matthews Ridge while efforts were being made to arrest him. Dennis Marks, 38, of Wauna Creek was not required to plea to the indictable charge that he murdered policeman, Leonard La Rose while acting in the execution of his ...

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Former Guyana High Commissioner to Canada files GYD$49 million lawsuit for wrongful dismissal

Guyana’s former High Commissioner to Canada, Harry Narine Nawbatt is suing the Guyana government for more than GYD$49 million for breach of employment contract. In court papers seen by Demerara Waves Online News, Nawbatt is suing for damages in excess of  GYD$25 million for breach of contract of employment and special damages for GYD$24,295,104. The former High Commission said he  ...

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Police Force’s professional responsibility officer on bribery charges

A former policewoman, who was attached to the Guyana Police Force’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR), has been charged with allegedly taking more than GYD$162,000 and one television as bribes to drop a simple larceny charge against a man. Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan granted GYD$100,000 bail to Suzette Cornette whose pleaded not guilty to four charges. She has to ...

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Three charged with two related Charlestown murders

Three men were Thursday arraigned for two recent murders in Charlestown, Georgetown that investigators said were connected. Charged with the murder of Gladtson “Tuffy” Taylor on April 1, 2016 at Sussex and Adelaide Streets Charlestown are 30-year old Dellon Thom and 21-year old Trefon Parris. Taylor was gunned down  while seated in a chair, in what police investigators believed was ...

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SOCU charges goldsmith for gold, cash offences

A goldsmith, charged by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) with exporting gold without a licence and failing to declare in excess of US$10,000 before departing Guyana, was Tuesday granted bail. Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan granted GYD$100,000 bail to Richard Ramjit of 4 Bissoon Street, Better Hope, East Coast Demerara after he pleaded not guilty to the offence. Ramjit is ...

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Guyanese charged with murder of Cuban ship engineer

A Guyanese man was Tuesday arraigned for the murder of a Cuban ship engineer almost one month after his body was found on the Providence, East Bank Demerara with a wound to the neck. Charged with the indictable offence is Lawrence Rowe of 69 Parker Street, Providence, East Bank Demerara. He was not required to plea to the indictable charge ...

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Jamaican on immigration, drug and forgery charges in Guyana

A Jamaican carpenter, accused of overstaying, drug trafficking and forgery of a Guyana driver’s licence, was Tuesday refused bail and remanded to prison. Alfred Wellington, who resides at Friendship, East Bank Demerara, allegedly had 1.324 kilogrammes of cocaine in his possession for the purpose of trafficking on April 2, 2016. Police further alleged that between April 18, 2011 and April ...

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Alleged granny robber, rapist remanded

A 27-year old man has been accused of raping and robbing a grandmother while she was on duty at a Municipal Day Care Centre at East Ruimveldt, Georgetown, Samuel David George of East Ruimveldt was remanded to prison until April 14, 2016 by Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan. . He is accused of robbing the woman of one cellular phone ...

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Man of Guyanese background arrested on fear of terrorism in Canada

Reproduced from Canada’s NATIONAL POST and CTV NEWS BRAMPTON—The day after he was arrested by RCMP anti-terrorism police, a 23-year-old appeared in court Saturday to face weapons charges and allegations he was preparing to leave Canada to engage in terrorism. Kevin Omar Mohamed was arrested by members of the Toronto-based Integrated National Security Enforcement Team as part of an ongoing ...

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