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Wanted man among three arrested during Bagotstown raid

  Two men and one woman were early Friday morning arrested and several items suspected to have been stolen were seized by police. The Guyana Police Force said the “intelligence-led operation” at Bagotstown and Friendship, East Bank Demerara led to the arrest of the persons who were all found with narcotics in their possession. “One of the males who was ...

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Father charged with son’s murder

An East Coast Demerara father was Thursday arraigned before Magistrate Alyesha George in the Sparendaam Magistrates Court this morning om a charge of the murder of his son. Forty year old Omar Khan of Lot 8 Better Hope Railway Line was not required to answer to a charge which alleged that on May 5, 2017 at Better Hope, he murdered Azeem ...

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Police fear terrorist assault on Parliament Building

Fearful of a terrorist assault on Parliament Building while the 65-seat National Assembly is in session, the Guyana Police Force says it has extended its cordon to include several streets nearby. “The Guyana Police Force wishes the Public to know that the barriers were directly related to the security of Parliament. This enhanced security arrangement has a nexus to terrorists ...

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Teen remanded for drug trafficking

An 18-year old years old man before City Magistrate Fabayo Azore on Wednesday on a charge of drug trafficking in narcotics. Mark Gravesande of 436 New Parfaite Harmonie pleaded not guilty to having 793 grams of cannabis sativa on May 8, 2017 at Lombard and Hadfield Streets, Georgetown Police Prosecutor Simone Payne objected to bail being granted based on the nature, ...

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Barry Dataram’s wife jailed for attempted smuggling of cigarettes into maximum security prison

The reputed wife of convicted drug lord, Barry Dataram, was Wednesday jailed for nine months after she was found guilty of attempting to smuggle prohibited items in the Mazaruni Prison Anjanie Boodnarine, 22, was sentenced at the Bartica Magistrates’ Court which is responsible for that magisterial district. She was arrested in March, 2017 with a quantity of cigarettes that she ...

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Logger allegedly held with gun, ammo

A logger of Phase Two Amelia’s Ward, Linden was early this morning arrested with a quantity of ammunition and an unlicensed firearm, at his home, police said. Police acting on information went to the logger’s home about 02:00 hrs. and conducted a search of the two –story structure and that of a bond in the yard ,in the presence of ...

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Father confesses to lashing now dead son to head- police

A father has confessed to striking his son to the head that later resulted in the son’s death, in stark contrast to earlier claims that the young man fell off a ladder and injured himself,  police said. Investigators said the 40-year old man “is cooperating” as they continue to probe the death of 18-year old Azeez Khan, a labourer of ...

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Linden woman charged with drug trafficking

Thirty-five year old Marsha Reece stood in the Georgetown magistrates’ court before chief magistrate Ann McLennan where an indictable drug trafficking charge was read to her. The charge alleges that on May 4, 2017  in Linden, she had in her possession 197.6 grammes of cocaine in her possession for the purpose of trafficking. Defense Counsel ,Adrian Thompson,  in a bail ...

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