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Policewoman denies cavity search of teenage passenger

A Guyanese anti-narcotics policewoman has so far denied that she placed her finger in the vagina of a 17-year old girl in search of narcotics, the force said. “A statement has been obtained from the female rank who denied to have conducted a cavity search of the victim who was an outgoing passenger to Barbados,” the Guyana Police Force said. ...

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Medical doctor’s son charged with murder

The son of a medical doctor has been charged with the murder of one his father’s patients, after he was allegedly seen kicking him to his head, the Guyana Police Force said. Charged with the indictable offence is Neilsen Sinclair of Temple Street, Ogle, East Coast Demerara. He is due to be arraigned on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Sinclair is ...

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Welders charged in connection with vehicles seized at Kuru Kururu

Two welders were Monday arraigned for the alleged illegal use of chassis numbers on two vehicles that were suspected to have been stolen and found at Kuru Kururu earlier this month as part of a Guyana Police Force operation to smash a carjacking ring. Charged with fraudulent imitation of identification mark in violation of the Motor Vehicle and Road Traffic Act ...

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Police allegedly ‘fingered’ female outgoing passenger

The Guyana Police Force is investigating an allegation that a policewoman pushed her finger in the vagina of an outgoing  teenage passenger at the Ogle International Airport,  Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Assistant Commissioner Paul Williams said. The act was allegedly committed early Sunday morning on a 17-year old girl who was booked to travel to Barbados. She was ...

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Armed bandits rob Barama’s boss, supervisor, others

A shotgun and five cartridges are now in the hands of criminals after five bandits robbed a guard and three other persons at Barama Company Limited’s East Bank Demerara operations, the Guyana Police Force said. The 54-year old security guard said he was bound and gagged and then the bandits-four of whom were armed with handguns- robbed two Indonesians, one ...

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Deported to Guyana, man went back to Canada and returned to life of crime; convicted and faces second deportation

Reproduced from The Record KITCHENER — A man from Guyana deported from Canada 21 years ago after racking up several criminal convictions — including one for robbery — sneaked back into this country and returned to crime. Sheikh Ally, 47, was sentenced on Thursday to a little more than six years in prison, minus enhanced pretrial custody, afterpleading guilty to a slew ...

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Senior Caricom official shot, robbed outside home

A senior official of the Guyana-based Caribbean Community (Caricom) headquarters was Thursday shot and robbed, shortly after leaving the East Coast Demerara branch of Republic Bank. This is said to be third time in recent weeks that customers leaving that bank’s branch at Triumph have been robbed of large sums of cash Shot and injured is Lionel Persaud, a senior ...

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Electrical contractor shot, robbed shortly after leaving bank

An electrical contractor of Enmore/Hope, East Coast Demerara, who was robbed and shot about 1 O’clock Wednesday afternoon at Foulis, East Coast Demerara, was hospitalised in a stable condition at a private medical institution in Georgetown. Well-placed sources said 38-year old Terry Chand was robbed of GY$600,000 An investigation has revealed that contractor had earlier cashed a cheque for a ...

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Armed bandits invade Enmore homes, rob families

Armed bandits early Tuesday morning invaded the homes of two families at Enmore, East Coast Demerara and battered and tied up two of the occupants before carting off quantities of cash and jewellery, the Guyana Police Force said. The victims told investigators that the crimes were committed by three masked males, all of whom were armed with handguns. Police said ...

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Suspects in separate robberies arrested

Less than one day after a minibus driver was chopped, shot and robbed at Plaisance, East Coast Demerara, one of the prime suspects was arrested at a neighbouring village, police sources said. Investigators nabbed 32-year old Kevin “Orwin” Peters at Sparendaam, a village immediately east of Plaisance. Said to be a welder, the suspect lives at 79 Graham Street, Plaisance. ...

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