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Man arraigned for stabbing death of girlfriend

A young man who, allegedly stabbed his 18-year old girlfriend 41 times almost one year ago, was Monday arraigned for murder. Appearing before East Coast Demerara Magistrate, Zameena Ally-Seepaul, the accused – Shivanand “Shiv” Roopnarine- was not required to plea to the indictable charge that he murdered Alicia Mc Pherson on April 19, 2015 at 612 ‘C’ Field, Sophia. The 22-year ...

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Mahaica man killed in hit and run

Forty-eight-year-old Deodat Ram of of Helena No.2, Mahaica is now dead after he was struck down by a motorcycle on Saturday evening. Police in a release stated that the fatal accident occurred at approximately 23:40hrs on Saturday evening. Investigators suspect that Ram was struck down by a motor cyclist while he was walking along the roadway. While Ram was pronounced ...

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Man wanted for stabbing death of girlfriend captured

Almost one year after a man stabbed his girlfriend to death at Sophia, Greater Georgetown, he was caught Friday in Linden and has already admitted to killing her. Shivanand Roopnarine  has been already brought to Georgetown for questioning . He is facing  a charge of murder. Police have long identified the 23-year old man as the prime suspect in the killing ...

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Deputy Director of Prisons sent on leave; Camp Street head says “sorry”

  Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan has revealed that effective immediately, the Deputy Director of Prisons Gladwin Samuels has been asked to proceed on leave following the unrest at the Camp Street prison. Samuels, along with Officer in Charge of the Camp Street Prison Kevin Pilgrim were fingered by prisoners on Friday, as having left fellow prisoners to die. However, ...

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6 more prisoners injured as unrest quelled; compensation for families being considered

Prisoners on Friday called for the Officer-in-Charge of the Georgetown Prison, Superintendent Kevin Pilgrim to be fired,  saying that he must be dealt with because he allegedly had a hand in the death of their fellow inmates. Calm has since been restored to the Georgetown Prison following a meeting between a delegation of prisoners and Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan ...

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BREAKING: Prisoners threaten to ignite gas cylinder, gasoline in standoff with security forces

The situation at the Georgetown Prison deteriorated Friday morning, with inmates threatening to light a cooking gas cylinder and a tank containing gasoline. Fire was set to another section, causing fire fighters to go into action even as efforts were being made to get the inmates back in their cells. The prisoners not only stoned prison wardens and police but ...

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No Normalcy! Prisoners still rioting

For a third day fire tenders have been summoned to the Camp Street prisons to counter fires that have been set by prisoners. Reports indicate that around 07:00 on Friday morning prisoners continued their rioting lighting another mattress. The fire service promptly responded and was able to out out the blaze. Four fire tenders still remain at the scene given ...

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Fresh unrest at Georgetown Prison

In the wake of the fiery death of 16  inmates of the Georgetown Prison,  prisoners there Friday morning  began fresh unrest. Police were summoned to the maximum security prison to respond to the inmates making loud noises in one of the corridors, a top police officer told Demerara Waves Online News. The police officer said the prisoners were also pelting ...

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