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Farmer allegedly killed by son-in-law

Police say they are investigating the murder of a farmer at Port Kaituma, North West District. Dead is 67-year old Dennis Williams of Canal Bank,Port Kaituma. Investigators said Williams was allegedly killed by his 36 year-old son-in-law. He has been arrested and is assisting with the investigation. Enquiries disclosed that about 3 AM Saturda morning the suspect and two friends ...

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No charges for Minister Broomes, others in parking lot fracas

Junior Minister of Natural Resources Simona Broomes, her driver and two security guards, who were involved in the parking lot fracas, will not be charged. “The file was completed and sent for legal advice, which was obtained to the effect that based on all the Statements and video footage, no charges are advised,” the Guyana Police Force said. Earlier this ...

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Minister Broomes’ son, female partner to be charged

The son of Guyana’s Junior Minister of Natural Resources and his female partner are to be charged with assault. Hector Broomes is to be charged with one count of assault causing actual bodily harm. He is the son of Minister Simona Broomes. His partner, Gilbeth Rodriguez, is to be charged with two counts, one for asault and the other for throwing ...

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Updated: Identities of five killed bandits released; guns, other items displayed

Police Commissioner, David Ramnarine Tuesday morning confirmed the identities of the five men who were shot dead at Turkeyen where they had gone to steal a metal safe from a house. Those killed are Timothy St. Hill, Levi Braithwaite, Andrew Daly, Ian Forde and Jermaine Doobay. According to records, the Police Commissioner indicated that St.Hill had a long criminal history including providing ...

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DEA helping Guyana intercept illegal aircraft

The United States’ Drug Enforcement Administration is assisting Guyana in intercepting illegal aircraft, Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan has told the the National Assembly. Responding to questions by the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), he said three illegal planes that landed in Guyana near the border with Brazil based on information provided by the DEA. “We also have sought ...

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Look-alike presidential crown on wedding car lands road safety advocate in hot water

The President of the West Demerara Road Safety Association, who used two fake presidential crowns on a car at a wedding, was charged and fined. Peter Katahan, 43,a Rural Sergeant, was granted a total of GY$100,000 bail for five charges. He pleaded not guilty to fraudulent imitation of identification mark,and unregistered ,unlicensed,uncertified and uninsured motor vehicle. The offences were allegedly ...

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Alleged killer of pandit, son remanded

A man was Tuesday arraigned on two counts murder he allegedly committed on a pandit and his son earlier this month. However, his lawyer said he was framed. Orlando Douglas is accused of the murder if Onkar Liliah and Deonarine Liliah between 7th and 10th July, 2018 in the furtherance of a robbery. The stabbed bodies of the Liliahs were ...

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Mon Repos drugs-in-boat accused remanded to

A 50-year old man, who was charged with being in possession of a large quantity of marijuana and cocaine, was remanded to prison until next month, despite a bail application on the basis of special reasons. Azim Bash of Phase One, Good Hope, East Coast Demerara was charged with being in possession of 91.1 kilogrammes of cocaine and 56 kilogrammes ...

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Businessmen detained following shooting incident

Two businessmen have been detained following allegations of assault peace officer, damage to property, discharging of a loaded firerearm and obstructing the Officers from executing their duties, the Guyana Police Force said. The incident occurred about 20:00hrs Sunday night at Battery Road, Kingston, Georgetown. “Investigation revealed that two police ranks were responding to a report of simple larceny in Kingston ...

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