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Updated: Murder-suicide now suspected in death of Berbice businessman, wife

The Guyana Police Force is Friday morning probing what now appears to be a murder-suicide involving a popular Berbice businessman and his wife. Berbice Divisional Commander, Assistant Commissioner Paul Williams confirmed that Rhonda Jackman-Blair and her estranged husband, Rudolph Blair died. Responding to a missing person report by her friend whose calls went answered, investigators found the body of the ...

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Labourers lead police to stolen shotgun, ammo

Three labourers, who stole a shotgun and cartridges from a security guard’s dwelling at Adventure, Essequibo Coast, are to be charged with break and enter and larceny. Demerara Waves Online News was told that the men broke into the dwelling and stole the firearm and ammunition that was assigned to Horace Graham, a security guard attach to Clinton Alphonso’s security firm. ...

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Police foil robbery at GPL’s Customer Service Centre

Bandits fled the Guyana Power and Light’s (GPL) Mon Repos Customer Service Centre, East Coast Demerara empty handed when police arrived on the scene Thursday afternoon, the power company said in a statement. GPL said just after 2 PM  Thursday, August 10, 2017  three bandits stormed its Mon Repos Customer Service Centre in an attempt to rob the entity and ...

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Late Guyana Attorney General’s daughter fears acid attack in UK for anti-Brexit campaign

(PRESS TRUST OF INDIA).- LONDON: An Indian-origin campaigner, who had mounted a successful legal challenge to prevent British Prime Minister Theresa May from triggering Brexit without Parliament’s approval, has spoken out of fears that she may be the target of an acid attack on the streets of London. Gina Miller, who has been targeted by Brexiters on social media for her stance against Britain’s exit ...

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Prime suspect in Corentyne robbery arrested, taxi driver charged

The prime suspect in a recent armed robbery of a Corentyne family was early Wednesday morning arrested, police said. Commander of the Berbic Division, Assistant Commissioner Paul Williams confirmed said the man was nabbed in the Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice area after police launched an intelligence-led operation and information regarding his location surfaced. He is assisting with investigations. Meanwhile, ...

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Suspected wife killer arrested near Guyana-Suriname border

The 25-year old man, who is the prime suspect in the killing of his 16-year old reputed wife, was caught Wednesday at Crabwood Creek, Springlands area, a top police officer said. Ryan Singh was spotted by public spirited citizens based on a wanted bulletin that had been issued and he has since told investigators that he was staying in an ...

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Former soldier charged with uncle’s murder

Twenty-six year old Dwayne Tappin was Wednesday morning remanded for the alleged murder of his uncle. The prosecution’s case is that Tappin murdered 51- year old Randolph Seenauth which occurred on Sunday last at Better Hope, East Coast Demerara. Tappin who appeared before Magistrate Alisha George in the Sparendaam Magistrate was not required to plea to the indictable charge when ...

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Heavily armed bandits cart off over GYD$1.7 million in cash, gold jewelry after storming Corentyne boat owner’s home; five in custody

A Corentyne family are counting their lucky stars after heavily armed bandits invaded their home at Lot 179 No. 69 Village, Corentyne on Saturday last and carted off with over GYD$1.7 million in cash and gold jewellery. Twenty-seven year-old Satchin Ramrattan, his pregnant wife, 26-year-old Vidya Gopaul and their four-year-old son managed to escape the ordeal with merely cuts and ...

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Corentyne laborer missing, feared dead after fishing trip

A Crabwood Creek, Corentyne labourer is feared dead at sea,  with family members receiving sketchy reports surrounding his disappearance. According to information received, the 52-year-old Karamchand Parbhudyal called “Dara” on Saturday last ventured out to the Corentyne River with three good friends to fish and return home. But the fishing trip took a sour turn as the three men returned ...

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Teens arrested for suspected cocaine in gas cylinder

Two teenagers were Sunday arrested in connection with the alleged discovery of cocaine in a gas cylinder, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said. The anti-drug agency said the operation was conducted at 25 Delph Avenue, Campbellville, Georgetown. The operation, CANU said,  “ resulted in the seizure of nine rectangular shape objects weighing over nine kilograms of suspected cocaine found in a cooking gas ...

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