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Police operations being regionalised

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has begun realigning its operations in accordance with the country’s 10 administrative regions. Public Security Minister, Khemraj Ramjattan on Monday disclosed that the regionalisation of the police force is being gradually rolled out and will eventually be formally launched. He says divisional headquarters and living quarters are now being built in a number of interior ...

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US jails Guyanese ‘Cash Jet’ pilot for 13 years for cocaine trafficking

Reproduced from Gainesville Sun A Guyanese man, who owned a charter airline and maintenance company based in Gainesville and serving Ocala, was sentenced Friday to 13 years in federal prison for trafficking hundreds of kilos of cocaine into the New Jersey-New York area and laundering more than $10.2 million, federal officials announced. Khamraj Lall, 52, of Ringwood, New Jersey, was ...

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GRA enforcement officer opens fire on police; no one injured

Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) enforcement officers late Tuesday night opened fire on a Guyana Police Force vehicular patrol at Perseverance Public Road. The incident occurred at about 10 pm. No one was injured. Investigators told News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News that three GRA officers were armed each with one Glock pistol and two assault rifles. They alleged ...

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Former GDF reservist arrested for questioning into Kaieteur News grenade attack

A former Guyana Defence Force (GDF) reservist, who was wanted in connection with a grenade attack outside Kaieteur News several years ago, was arrested Tuesday night, police sources said. The police officer said Shemar Wilson was taken into custody shortly after he deplaned a Surinane Airways flight at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA). He was deported from French Guiana, ...

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7 arrested; gun, ammo, silencer seized

Police say they have arrested seven men and hauled in a high-powered gun, a silencer and several rounds of ammunition from a business place opposite Merriman’s Mall in the vicinity of Bourda Market. Officially, police did not name the location but News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News was told that the entity operates a security company and a ...

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Guyanese fishermen arrested in Suriname

Five Guyanese have been arrested by Surinamese authorities for allegedly illegally fishing in the waters of that former Dutch colony. Suriname’s news service, Starnieuws only identified the men as 58-year old Ricky E., 24-year old Jason, D., 47-year old Orrin B, 31-year old Mahindra T. and the captain 36-year old Sunil, P. The news service reports that they were arrested ...

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Roger Khan released from police custody

Deported Guyanese convicted drug kingpin, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan, was Tuesday released without further questioning in connection with two murders, his lawyer said. Attorney-at-Law, Glen Hanoman said Khan was released at 12:20 pm on GYD$200,000 and told to return to police next week. Crime Chief, Senior Superintendent Michael Kingston says Khan was released after the Director of Public Prosecutions advised police ...

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Former Civil Aviation Board Chair dies after home-invasion

Former Chairman of the Board of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority, Hugh Denbow has died following a home invasion. Police said the 63-year old man was found tied up at his house at Bel Air, Greater Georgetown with several neckties. He was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he died at about 8 o’clock Monday night. Police sources said ...

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Police await legal advice after grilling Roger Khan on murders; lawyer says allegations in US court can’t be used

Guyana Police Force detectives on Saturday grilled Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan about the murders of boxing coach, Donald Allison and Afro-Guyanese rights activist, Ronald Waddell, but his lawyer said the convicted drug lord did not implicate himself in any way. Attorney-at-Law, Glen Hanoman said Khan remained in custody until police obtain legal advice. He said the entire interview by two police ...

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BREAKING: Deported convicted drug lord, Roger Khan held immediately for Ronald Waddell, Donald Allison murders

Guyanese Shaheed ‘ Roger’ Khan, who was deported from the United States (US) Friday night, was immediately taken into custody for the murder of African rights activist, Ronald Waddell and former boxing coach, Donald Allison, his lawyer Glen Hanoman said early Saturday. “He is going to be kept in custody. The police are investigating two matters…I was informed that allegations ...

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