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Police awaiting legal advice in alleged assault involving High Court judge, CN Sharma’s wife

The Guyana Police Force is seeking legal advice concerning an alleged assault involving High Court Judge, Navindra Singh and Savitri Singh the wife of Chandra Narine Sharma, police said Saturday. Told that the police have sent the file for legal advice, Savitri Singh briefly said she would then expect both parties to be charged based on what transpired. Divisional Commander, ...

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Suspected Venezuelan pirates attack Guyanese fishermen

A Guyanese captain and crew were earlier this week ordered to jump overboard  and robbed of their fishing boat and items by pirates suspected to be Venezuelans. Guyana Police Force sources said the incident occurred on Thursday, October 6, 2018 at about 3 PM in the vicinity of Crabdog, Waini River, on the Guyana side of the border with Venezuela. ...

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Guyanese cash jet pilot convicted for cocaine smuggling

Reproduced from Patch.com The Guyanese pilot, Khamraj Lall was convicted of smuggling hundreds of kilos of cocaine in his private plane to South America and laundering money for years. Khamraj Lall, 51, of Ringwood, smuggled hundreds of kilograms of cocaine from Guyana to New Jersey and New York to on his privately-owned jet and then laundered the proceeds, U.S. Attorney ...

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Gun-toting bandits invade pensioners’ home, cart off cash, TV; son alleges tardy 911 response

Five bandits, two of whom were armed with handguns, early Friday morning invaded the home of an elderly couple and stole GY$70,000 cash and a 32″ flat screen TV valued $70,000, police said. Their son, media personality, Neaz Subhan said his parents, 73-year old Mohamed Osman Subhan and 84-year old Khairool Subhan were not injured because his father begged the bandits ...

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Guyanese ‘Rose’ wanted for Canada’s cocaine-in-bauxite ship bust

An East Coast Demerara woman, who also owns a bar, is wanted by Guyanese authorities in connection with the discovery of 81 kilogrammes of cocaine in a bauxite-laden ship in Canada last month, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said Thursday night. She has been identified as Rosemary ‘Rose’ Singh of 123 Ramsingh Street, Annandale, East Coast Demerara and 153 South ...

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Three held for cocaine, guns, cash

Three men were up to late Thursday night in custody in connection with their alleged possession of 5.8 kilogrammes of cocaine, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) agents said. Those arrested Wednesday on the Rupert Craig Highway in the vicinity of Kitty Seawall between Pere Street and Queen Street dead ends. Those in custody are Aundre Singh of 779 Section B Block ...

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Woman arrested, her child’s father wanted in connection with marijuana sent by plane to coastland

Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) agents are searching for a dredge and shop owner at Arakaka, North West District who they believed sent 2.2 kilogrammes of marijuana by a domestic carrier to his child’s mother on the coast-land. She was arrested at the Eugene F. Correia ‘Ogle’ Airport when she turned up to collect the box of items Wednesday morning, CANU ...

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Convicted prison orderly, prison officers implicated in marijuana hauls at Timehri, New Amsterdam Prisons

A prison orderly, who is serving a jail term for buggery and rape, and two prison officers at the Timehri and New Amsterdam Prisons have been implicated in the smuggling of marijuana into those penitentiaries. At the Timehri Prison, a prison officer was Wednesday morning arrested after a prison orderly, who is serving a 20-year sentence for buggery and rape, ...

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GRA seizes 17,000 gallons of smuggled diesel aboard fishing vessel converted to transport fuel

Law Enforcement and Investigation Division (LEID) officers of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) seized 80,000 litres (17,597 gallons) of diesel aboard a fishing vessel that was converted to  ship fuel, the agency said. “The officers conducted a rummage of the vessel and it was discovered that even though the intended use of the vessel was listed as “fishing purposes”, the ...

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Guyanese woman pleads guilty to illegally re-entering U.S.

Reproduced from The Daily Gazette SCHENECTADY — A Guyanese woman who was deported from the United States nearly 20 years ago pleaded guilty Monday to illegally re-entering the country. Indrawattie Sookram, 40, admitted she re-entered the U.S. in 2000 after having been deported from the country in September 1999, according to a news release. The announcement was made by Grant ...

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