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Prisoner says Wardens sell seized phones to inmates

Convicted prisoner Carl Browne has told the Commission of Inquiry into the Camp Street Prison unrest that cellular phones would be smuggled into the prison via prison wardens and prisoners would have to pay for them. Browne who is known for having a Facebook profile that is frequently updated did not spare any effort in revealing information about the obtaining ...

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CoI Chairman, Prison Attorney square off over release of video evidence

The Chairman of the Commission of Inquiry into the Camp Street Prison riot, James Patterson and the Joint Services Attorney Selwyn Pieters were engaged in a heated exchange on Tuesday morning as the Commission met for a sitting. Patterson raised some concerns about the manner in which video evidence was released to the public and that evidence was not available ...

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“Rickey Scrawley” wanted for murder of “Chicken”

Police on Monday issued a wanted bulletin for a man in connection with the stabbing death of a man under conflicting circumstances. Investigators say they want Hemraj  “Rickey Scrawley” Bramdeo for questioning in relation to the murder of r of Dellon “Chicken” Bradford which occurred on March 23, 2016 at Skull City, Patentia, West Bank Demerara. Assuring that “all information ...

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Jealous ex-lover shoots couple in Linden

A jilted man on Sunday shot and injured his ex-lover moments after she arrived home in the company of another man, police said. The Guyana Police Force said crime sleuths were still on the manhunt for the assailant. Injured are 41- year old Simone Belle of Half Mile, Wismar and Sherwin Hughes, 41 years, of Blueberry Hill, Wismar. Investigators said ...

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Jamaican held during cocaine seizure

 A  Jamaican man on Sunday remained in custody following the seizure of cocaine at a house at Friendship Squatting Area, East Bank Demerara. Investigators said during Saturday April 02, 2016, ranks of the Police Narcotics Unit conducted a search at the house during which one kilogram of cocaine which had been compressed in the form of shoe soles was found. A ...

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Second Charlestown man gunned down in three days

In what appears to have been a revenge killing, a man was shot dead in Charlestown, Georgetown late Friday night. The dead man has been identified as  Walton “Tuffy” Taylor.  He was shot while seated in a chair at the corner of Adelaide and Sussex Streets, Charlestown. Residents in the area said two men rode up on a CG motorcycle ...

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Alleged granny robber, rapist remanded

A 27-year old man has been accused of raping and robbing a grandmother while she was on duty at a Municipal Day Care Centre at East Ruimveldt, Georgetown, Samuel David George of East Ruimveldt was remanded to prison until April 14, 2016 by Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan. . He is accused of robbing the woman of one cellular phone ...

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Guyanese woman under fire for ‘fake’ cancer claim

New York (New York Daily News) – A New York woman whose battle with leukemia united her community behind her is under investigation after skipping town, police said Saturday. Residents around Ardsley village in Westchester County donated over $60,000 to Shivonie Deokaran and her family after learning in August she had only 18 months to live, The Journal News of ...

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Suspected rapist shot after assaulting two rural constables

A suspected rapist and robbery has been shot and injured after he assaulted two rural constables and drew a knife on the lawmen. The Guyana Police Force said a policeman shot 32-year old Malcolm Henry to his left foot. The incident involving Henry of Rosignol, West Bank Berbice occurred at about 7:55 Tuesday night (March 29, 2016) at East Canefield, ...

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