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Land dispute leaves son dead, father critical; attacker also injured

A land feud at Cane Grove, East Coast Demerara on Sunday escalated into a brutal attack that left a man chopped to death and his father and the drunken attacker hospitalised in a critical condition, police said. Dead is Harrrynarine Ramawaj,31, a driver and farmer. His father Chatterpaul Ramawaj, 59, has been hospitalised. The suspect, 43-year old Ramesh “Khan” Persaud of ...

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Man arrested in connection with gunning down of “Saga” near hotel

Guyana Police Force investigators said they have arrested a man in connection with the robbery-murder of City businessman, Godfrey “Saga” Scipio Thursday afternoon as he and his fiancee were about to enter a hotel. The identity of the man was not released as police only said he was 26-years old. Scipio,58, of Lot ‘ZZ’ 22 D’urban Street, Wortmanville, Georgetown was shot ...

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West Coast Berbice man succumbs following mystery fire

A West Coast Berbice man succumbed early Wednesday morning to injuries he sustained in a mystery fire that flattened his  two-storey wooden house at Bush Lot Village . Jaikarran Sahadeo, 59, of Lot 99, Section D, Bush Lot Village, West Coast Berbice, who sustained third degree burns about his body succumbed sometime after 9 p.m. on Thursday evening at the ...

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Murder accused Marcus Bisram’s extradition from the US imminent

United States citizen, Marcus Bisram could soon be extradited to Guyana, his country of birth, to be arraigned on a charge of murder, even as the High Court here prepares to decide whether that charge should be quashed because a witness has since recanted his testimony. “The evidence before this Court is sufficient to justify the Fugitive’s committal for trial, ...

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Suspects in supermarket robbery arrested; one shot

A suspected bandit was shot and he and another man were arrested in connection with an alleged armed robbery at a supermarket at Parika Highway, East Bank Essequibo. The Guyana Police Force said a 27-year old and a 17-year old, who live on the Essequibo Coast and East Coast Demerara were prime suspects in the gun-related robbery committed on Jin Li-Luo, ...

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West Coast Berbice man severely burnt in Bushlot mystery fire

A 53-year-old man of Bushlot village, West Coast Berbice sustained third degree burns about his body after a mysterious fire last evening completely gutted his two bedroom wooden home. The fire reported started in the lower flat of the home. The injured man is . His sister, Indira Sahadeo, who also resided at the home told Demerara Waves Online that ...

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Three charged with murder of elderly women

Three men were Wednesday charged with the murder of two elderly longtime friends at their home earlier this month. Twenty-five year old Imran Khan also known as Christopher Khan, 26-year old Steven Andrews and 23-year old Phillip Suffrein all appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan charged with the capital offence of murder. The charge read that between October 2 ...

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Berbice man remanded for drugs in salt bag

, 59, appeared before Magistrate Alex Moore at the New Amsterdam Magistrate Court  today charged with the possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking. The court heard that the defendant on Monday 9th October at Highbury village, East Bank Berbice, he had in his possession 6,204 KG of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking. Police on Monday acting on information intercepted ...

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Drug trafficking convict faces attempted murder charge on deportation from US

A former University of Guyana student, who has been previously charged in connection with several serious crimes, was Tuesday arraigned on a charge of attempted murder. Guyanese police arrested Kurt Kendall on October 6, 2017 immediately on his arrival from the United States  where he had been charged with cocaine trafficking. Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan read the charge stating ...

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Teen among trio remanded for murder of Corentyne labourer whose burnt remains were found in hole

Two men, along with a 16-year-old, appeared today at the Springlands Magistrate Court, charged with the murder of 21-year-old Mahendra Ghanie, whose burnt remains were discovered in a shallow grave last Friday. The trio, 44-year-old Bharrat Ramsarwack, who employed the deceased; 19-year-old Mohanlall Suesankar; and the 16-year-old all appeared before Magistrate Robindranauth Singh to answer to the indictable charge. The ...

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