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Four prisoners escape from Lusignan Prison

Four prisoners have escaped from the Lusignan Prison, and they include two murder accused, one for drug trafficking and another for robbery under arms, the Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels said Monday morning. They are 26-year-old Anthony Padmore who was serving a three-year sentence for trafficking in cannabis. He is from Ogle Street Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara; 26-year-old Kenraul Perez ...

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Four arrested, 27 kilos of marijuana seized, cultivation destroyed

Four persons have been arrested within the past three days in connection with separate seizures of marijuana totalling more than 27 kilogrammes. The latest seizure was made yesterday afternoon at about 2:30 at Number 59 Village Road, Corentyne. Police say they stopped a car and found 15 parcels of marijuana weighing more than 13.5 kilogrammes A 40-year-old resident of New ...

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Brothers among four arrested for illegal gun possession -police

Two brothers are among four men arrested within the last 24 hours in connection with alleged possession of two guns and ammunition. The arrests were made at GuyHoc Park, Georgetown, and Number 72 Village, Corentyne, Berbice. The two brothers were arrested after police alleged that an unlicensed pistol and a motorcycle suspected to have been stolen or unlawfully obtained were ...

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Children-father kills Ithaca woman, injures her mother

A 21-year-old woman of Ithaca, West Bank Berbice, was Thursday afternoon stabbed to death and her mother, who attempted to rescue her, was badly injured. Dead is Vanessa Benjamin. Her 24-year-old children-father, who stabbed himself, and her mother, 56-year-old Debra Hannibal are hospitalised. Police say the man stabbed his children’s mother several times in her yard at 301 Ithaca Village ...

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“Follower”, “Big Life” charged with Republic Gardens home invasion, robbery

Two men were Wednesday arraigned on armed robbery charges in connection with a home invasion at Republic Gardens, East Bank Demerara. The offences were committed on Ryan Rajmangan and Nicholas Prince at Lot 335 Republic Gardens on April 9, 2019. Godfrey “Follower” Lynch, 25, of 54 Fifth Street, Albertown and Anthony “Big Life” Johnson, 20, of 89 Second Street, Agricola, ...

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Woman’s body in barrel: Partner charged with murder

The man who allegedly killed his female companion, stuffed her body in a barrel and dumped it in a trench was Tuesday charged with murder. Suraj Veerasammy, also known as Rabbit, of Hampshire Village, Corentyne, Berbice, was charged with the murder of 24-year-old Deveika Bukram Narainedat of the same village. New Amsterdam Magistrate, Peter Hugh remanded the accused to prison ...

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Noise nuisance leads to stabbing death of brother-in-law

A woman and her husband were Sunday still in police custody in connection with the killing of her brother-in-law at Enmore, East Coast Demerara. Dead is 40-year-old Albert ‘Soldier ‘Raghu, a labourer of 218 Hope West, Enmore, where the Easter Sunday night incident occurred. Police say a 29-year-old housewife and her 40-year-old husband, who are prime suspects, have since been ...

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Man arrested for woman’s decomposed body in barrel

Police in Berbice say they are still probing the death of a female whose decomposing body was found in a barrel in a trench that separates the villages of Belvedere and Hampshire, Corentyne, Berbice, on Saturday morning at about 9:30. Investigators say the decomposing body bore injuries to the face, body and limbs, and a multi-coloured bed sheet was reportedly tied ...

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