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One dead, another seriously injured in Agricola shootout

A man was killed and another injured in a shootout at Agricola in Greater Georgetown. Police say 24-year old Seon Bobb was killed. He received a gun shot injury below his chin. Seriously injured is Daniel Webster who shot to his right side chest. The shooting incident occurred on 6:30 Saturday evening at Caesar Street in Agricola in front of ...

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Royston “Crime” Evans shot after attacking police

A man, who repeatedly attacked police, was shot in the leg early Sunday morning. He is Royston “Crime” Evans of Charity Squatting Area on the Essequibo Coast. Police say he repeatedly attacked police with bottles, a cutlass and a knife. The incident occurred at about 12:39 this morning at the Charity Centre Ground where there was an entertainment activity. Evans ...

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Beheaded Brazilian found on Lethem roadway

A feud between two Brazilian cousins has left one of them dead at Lethem in Rupununi, police said. They are both from the neighbouring Brazilian border town of Bonfim in the State of Roraima. Guyanese police say the headless body of 22-year old Dico Davi Roberto Moreira was found lying on the road at Tabatinga, Lethem. Investigators said the body ...

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No place for lip-service against corruption, time for action -UG best graduating student

University of Guyana (UG) 2019 valedictorian, Shane Rampertab Saturday morning issued a stirring appeal for graduates to play a major role to fight corruption as the country prepares for the start of commercial oil production next month. Addressing the first of two graduation ceremonies at the Turkeyen Campus, he said his call for an end to corruption was in the ...

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Ex-boyfriend tells police girlfriend fell on knife and died

A man accused of killing his 19-year-old girlfriend six years ago has told police that the woman had fallen on a knife that he had in his possession, a senior police officer said. Police spotted Floyd Rodrigues working at a gold mine at Mahdia and he was promptly arrested in connection with the incident that occurred in 2013 at 6 ...

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Man who allegedly raped family member found hanging in police lockup

The body of a man, who allegedly raped a close family member, was found hanging in an East Berbice police lockup, the Guyana Police Force said. Courtney Persaud, 37, a labourer, of Lot 113 Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara, and Manchester Village, Corentyne “was found hanging in the lockups this morning and was subsequently pronounced dead,” police said in ...

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Farmer hacked to death in drinking spree

A farmer of Bushy Park, East Coast Demerara, was chopped to death Saturday night during a red wine drinking spree, police sources said. The dead man has been identified as 40-year-old David “Big Mouth” Micah. Investigators have since arrested 20-year-old Jordan “Shattta” Walters, a mason who resides at  Belmont, Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara. A woman says she, Micah, Walters, and ...

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Eight charged in connection with gold miner murder

Eight persons, including a medical doctor, were Tuesday charged with the gunning down of well-known gold miner, Deon Stoll. They were not required to plea to the indictable offence, and were refused bail and remanded to prison. Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan ordered them to return to court on November 15. Four of the men – Shane “Demon” Morgan also known ...

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