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Five arrested, guns seized in connection with shooting outside Rio Club

  Homicide Detectives assigned to the Rio Inn Night Club incident, Friday morning searched a house at Hadfield Street, Lodge. Two unlicensed handguns (.32 pistol and a .38 revolver along with fifteen (15) rounds of ammunition were found, police added.   Three persons, inclusive of two females have been taken into custody and are assisting with the investigation.   Additionally, ...

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Stolen licensed guns linked to robberies

Police Commissioner, David Ramnarine on Wednesday said 80 percent of recent robberies were committed with .32 handguns. He said seven of those were committed with stolen .32 pistols. He chided licensed firearm holders for betraying the responsibility that had been entrusted to them and instead “contributes to the general endangerment of the society.” Ramnarine said latest statistics show that seven ...

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Convicted drug lord Dataram travelling on forged foreign passport- Granger

President David Granger on Thursday said convicted Guyanese drug-lord Barry Dataram, who fled the country to avoid being jailed for cocaine trafficking, might be travelling on a forged foreign passport. “Even though Mr. Dataram might have a foreign passport, it might be a forged passport. I would urge all law enforcement agencies to use every legitimate measure to bring him ...

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Man charged in connection with deadly road accident

Nathan Heyliger was on Thursday placed on $600,000 bail after being charged for causing the death of Kuru Kuru resident Carl Dundas. The accused appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan, and was told that on September 11, 2016 he drove in a dangerous manner thereby causing the death of the 41-year-old Dundas. Still nursing injuries from the accident, Heyliger ...

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Drug-addicted father hacks son to death

A drug-addicted man chopped to death his son at Annandale, East Coast Demerara. Dead is 24 year old Mohesh Chand, a truck driver. Divisional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner Marlon Chapman said the assailant, Amernauth Chand, has since been arrested and has confessed to the crime. Relatives said Amernauth Chand killed his son because he intervened in altercation that stemmed from ...

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Cuban woman shot, robbed opposite City Hall

A Cuban woman was shot and robbed opposite City Hall, Regent Street, Georgetown, police said. She is 61-year old Maria Puig who is residing in Guyana. Sources said the woman was shot to her right arm and robbed of GYD$5,000 at about 12:15  PM. City Police pursued the robbers, who fled on motorcycles, but up to late Wednesday afternoon no one was arrested. ...

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