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Woman charged with alleged murder of brother

An East Bank Demerara woman was Friday arraigned for the alleged murder of her brother. Twenty-five year old Debbie Hansraj of Covent Garden is accused of the murder of 21 year old Vishal Hansraj. She was not required to plea to the indictable offence that she allegedly committed between April 17 and 18, 2017 at Covent Garden Sea Dam. Chief ...

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Police investigating plot to kill President Granger

by Gary Eleazar The Guyana Police Force is currently investigating an assassination plot against President David Granger –a security challenge that government is taking seriously. This was confirmed by Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, who today (April 20, 2017) during a post Cabinet briefing was asked if the administration was aware of the alleged plot and what actions are being ...

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Man charged with allegedly burning father to death

The man, who allegedly burnt his father to death, was Wednesday arraigned for the indictable offence. Fifty-two year old Colin Ross of 14 Kildonan Village, Corentyne was charged with the murder of 83-year old Rudolph Ross. Ross’ charred remains were removed from the debris of his house following an early morning fire on April 10, 2017. Colin Ross was not ...

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US-bound caretaker caught with cocaine shortly after being granted US visa

A fifty one year old caretaker of Lodge Housing Scheme was Wednesday  jailed for three years after accepting the fact that she had cocaine in her possession for trafficking. Bernadette Evandey Warren stood before Magistrate Fabayo Azore in the Georgetown Magistrates’ court to answer to the charge. CANU said on Sunday, April 16, 2017 CANU ranks at Cheddi Jagan International Airways ...

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Fish exporter acquitted of 50 kilo cocaine trafficking charge

A  fish exporter, who was charged with being in possession of more than 50 kilogrammes of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, was Tuesday acquitted after the prosecution failed to prove its case beyond mere suspicion. Mohammed “Panta” Ally, who was on bail, walked out of the Leonora Magistrates’ Court a free man at the end of the trial before ...

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“Grey Boy” remanded to prison for Courtney Crum-Ewing’s murder

Regan “Grey Boy” Rodrigues was Tuesday remanded to prison until later this month in connection with the alleged murder of political activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing, two years ago. Rodrigues, who was arrested on Good Friday,  refused to enter the court room and instead remained in the locks up area and behaved in a disorderly manner. The presiding magistrate eventually went downstairs to ...

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Man, who allegedly drew gun and threatened to shoot policeman, shot dead

A Yarakita, North West District, Region One resident who allegedly pointed a loaded firearm at a police constable, was shot and killed by the same policeman with his service revolver about 07:45 Tuesday morning at Yarakita Village, the Guyana Police Force said. “Enquiries disclosed that a Police Constable armed with a Service Revolver responded to several reports, including threats made ...

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Lethem resident stabbed to death

A Central Rupununi resident was stabbed to death at about 2:30 Tuesday morning while he and his wife were returning home. He waa pronounced dead on arrival at the Lethem Hospital. Dead is 31 year old Security Guard, Haimchand Persaud C/D Raj of 378 Tabatinga, Lethem Police said he was  rushed to the medical institution by his reputed wife, bleeding profusely ...

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Courtney Crum-Ewing’s murder suspect, ‘Grey Boy’, arrested

Almost one month after the Director of Public Prosecutions ordered that the file on the shooting death of political activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing be reopened, the  key suspect- Regan “Grey Boy” Rodrigues- was arrested Good Friday afternoon. Guyana Police Force spokesman, Superintendent Jairam Ramlakhan said the murder suspect was arrested at about 4:15 PM at Middle Road, La Penitence. He said there ...

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