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Six, including two girls, arrested for Prof. Perry Mars’ murder

Less than 24 hours after a Guyana-born American professor was strangled to death at his home in Prashad Nagar, police arrested the key suspects and recovered the items that were stolen from his home. Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum told Demerara Waves Online News that “we have arrested the suspects and they are cooperating with ...

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Former Guyana-born US professor killed, items stolen

A Guyana-born  retired United States (US) professor was Thursday night killed at his home in Prashad Nagar and a large quantity of valuables were carted off, police sources said. Dead is 75-year old Pairadeau “Perry” Mars, a former professor in Ethnic Studies at the Detroit, Michigan-based Wayne State University. Investigators said his bound and gagged body was found in his study ...

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Inter-American Human Rights Commission calls on Guyana to reduce prison overcrowding

Washington, D.C. –   The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the deaths of inmates at the Camp Street prison located in Georgetown, Guyana. The IACHR calls on the State to ensure that the ongoing investigations be conducted with due diligence and without delays, and that urgent measures be adopted to prevent similar incidents from occurring again. Based on information ...

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US-based cocaine importer tied to shipments from Guyana, Suriname

Reproduced from the New York Daily News An unidentified importer, who was previously associated with a shipment of cocaine from Guyana earlier this year, has been linked to a haul of cocaine-in-fish netted in Brooklyn. This time, the consignment originated from neighbouring Suriname and was trailed by United States (US) Federal agents to Brooklyn where two men were arrested while ...

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Rose Hall serial robber nabbed

A serial robber at Rose Hall, Corentyne was arrested shortly after grabbing a sum of money from from a money-changer and his brother. The Guyana Police Force said the suspect who had carried out the robbery has been identified as one of three men who had committed an armed robbery on a poultry farmer at Rose Hall on April 30, ...

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Man shot, robbed of GYD$1.8 M

A man was shot and robbed of GYD$1.8 million in Kitty, Georgetown on Monday morning. Police said that at about 10 AM on Monday May 09, 2016, Sean Harper, 46 years, of Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara, was about to exit his motor vehicle at Alexander Street, Kitty, when he was attacked by a man armed with a handgun. “The ...

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Suspected robber dies, accomplice arrested

A suspected robber, who allegedly brandished a firearm at police, died after he was shot and moments later crashed in the vicinity of the Vryheid’s Lust Access Road, East Coast Demerara. Dead is Ryan Vaux, 36 years, of Norton Street, Lodge, and was pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation. East Coast Demerara Divisional Commander, Marlon Chapman said ...

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Vincentian murder accused is key suspect in one of New York’s famous cold cases

A Vincentian, who is facing kidnapping and murder charges in his Caribbean homeland, has been fingered as a key suspect in one of New York city’s most infamous cold cases involving a Brooklyn high-school honors student, The New York Post has learned. New York Police Department (NYPD) detectives have already travelled to St. Vincent where they interviewed the suspect behind bars, ...

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Ramjattan says no need to resign due to violent crimes

Amid calls for President David Granger to remove Public Security Minister, Khemraj Ramjattan and Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud due to numerous incidents of violent crime, the minister said he would not be moved. “That’s the right of a citizen under this democracy…Ramjattan is not doing a good job, they could call for his resignation but I have the confidence of ...

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Trio charged with Princess Casino multi-million dollar armed robbery

A security guard, who was employed at the Princess Ramada Hotel, and two other men were Friday charged with an GYD$8.5 million robbery committed at the Princess Casino late last month. Appearing before Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan,  the trio Wayne Griffith, 29,  Junior Stewart, 30 of Thomas Street, Kitty and the security guard, 35-year old Andre Blackman of Mc ...

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