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Venezuelan pilots, passengers, Guyanese pilot in custody concerning suspicious aircraft

Six Venezuelans and a Guyanese pilot were Tuesday taken into custody in connection with an aircraft that authorities believed has fake registration marking. The two Venezuelan pilots and four passengers, two of whom are lawyers, arrived aboard the plane bearing registration YV-2493. Police said at about 11 AM, Michael Brassington and the four passengers went to Criminal Investigations Department’s Headquarters ...

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Pandit, son found dead in their home; no signs of forced entry

A pandit and his son were Monday found dead inside their home, in what appeared to have been a murder and larceny. Dead are 66-year old  Deonarine “Dewan” Liliah and 28-year old Gopaul Liliah of 25 Craig Street and Delph Avenue, Campbellville., Georgetown. Based on investigations, police believed that the incident occurred between Saturday, July 7, 2018 and Tuesday, July ...

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Man arrested for allegedly impregnating 14 year old girl, after he attempted to flee to Georgetown

A man, who attempted to abandon a 14 year old girl he allegedly impregnated, was Monday arrested and flown to Georgetown along with the girl and her parents. The visibly pregnant teenager was taken into the care of Guyana’s Ministry of Social Protection’s Child Care and Protection Agency. Roraima Airways pilot, Captain Learie Barclay said he called in the police ...

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Security guard allegedly points cocked gun at Minister Broomes during parking lot brawl

The Guyana Police Force was Monday continuing to probe an alleged brawl between Junior Minister of Natural Resources, Simona Broomes and two security guards that led to one of the security guards allegedly  cocking his gun and pointing it at her, police sources said. Investigators are expected to review surveillance video footage captured by cameras at the Massey Supermarket Parking ...

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CANU apparently breaks up cocaine pellet-smuggling ring; four arrested

A New York-bound 19-year old woman, who excreted 44 pellets after she was intercepted at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport, was among four persons arrested Friday, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU). The law enforcement unit said the woman was an outgoing passenger on Flight BW 526 destined for JFK International Airport. She was suspected to have swallowed cocaine pellets and was ...

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Six arrested in separate cocaine bust at Cheddi Jagan Airport

Five men, including a shipper, on Tuesday, remained in custody after Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) agents said they found several packets of cocaine under a vehicle at Cheddi Jagan International Airport CANU said on July 2, 2018 at 11 O’clock Monday night the men, including,  shipper Navindra Sarwan, were arrested in relation to suspected cocaine found under the vehicle of the ...

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Bandits cart off millions of dollars in jewellery from Stabroek Market’s L.Seepersaud Maraj jewellery store

Bandits broke into the well-known Guyanese jewellery store, L. Seepersaud Maraj in the Stabroek Market, and carted off a large quantity of jewellery, leaving the proprietors baffled. Mr. Maraj told Demerara Waves Online News that he could not immediately estimate his losses until he goes through his stock records, but they are certainly less than GY$100 million. “Sometime last (Monday) ...

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