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Store owner shoots burglar

A suspected burglar was Wednesday night shot to his buttocks in a store on Charlotte Street, Georgetown. He has been identified as 35-year old Jermaine of ‘D’ Field, Sophia.  He has been hospitalised under guard at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation. The Guyana Police Force said in a statement that  he allegedly broke into the Lisa General Store, Charlotte Street, Georgetown, ...

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Wanted man shot dead, body found in Le Repentir Cemetery

A man wanted for murder and implicated in several other offences was Thursday morning found dead in the Le Repentir Cemetery. Police identified him as Steve “Cheesy” Mohammed. Investigators intend to confirm his association with his alleged crimes by matching his finger-prints. The Guyana Police Force said in a statement that at about 6 AM on Thursday March 24, 2016, ...

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Trio arraigned for agriculturist’s murder

Three men were Tuesday arraigned for the murder of a Guyanese agriculturist who returned home from Montserrat where he had worked for several years. They are 21-year old Donnell “Short man” Trapp, 18-year old Kemo “Trini” Corbin and 28-year Paul “Jun-Jun” Goriah. Trapp said he worked at BK International while Corbin said he worked at Gafoors. Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc ...

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Two shot in separate robberies

Two men were shot Monday night in two separate robbery incidents in Georgetown, sources confirmed. A fast-food delivery man was shot to one of his wrists and robbed of money and his motorcycle. Sources said he was at the time delivering chicken when the incident occurred at 102 Garnett Street and Aramatta Place, Lamaha  Gardens. He was rushed to the Georgetown ...

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Man shot, robbed of US, GY dollars at city hotel

A man was shot and robbed while at a  bar at Kanuku Suites Hotel, Campbelville, Georgetown. Police said that about 11:45 Saturday night (March 19, 2016), two men two men entered the hotel, pretending to be customers. They whipped out firearms and held up Rondell Orlando, 31 years, who was at the bar with two other men, and took away a total ...

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Prisoners take to Facebook to complain about meals, treatment

Even as a Commission of Inquiry into the Camp Street Prison unrest is ongoing prisoners from the Georgetown Camp Street are taking to social media to voice their concerns over the treatment being meted out to them at the prison. Three known inmates of the Camp Street Prison have taken to social media, some to express their concerns about the ...

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More persons arrested in Berbice for agriculturist’s murder

Two more suspects in the murder of Guyanese agriculturist, Anthony Breedy, were Wednesday arrested at a house at Ithaca, West Coast Demerara as police continue their wide-ranging probe. This now brings to four the number of persons arrested in connection with the killing of 60-year old Breedy who worked for more 15 years in Montserrat. Head of the Criminal Investigations ...

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Festival City man shot during robbery

A 22-year-old Festival City resident is nursing gunshot wounds to his buttocks and left foot after he was attacked by bandits on Wednesday. A police release on Thursday stated that at about 21: 30 hrs on Wednesday, Ruben Hopkinson, was cycling along Eden Street, Tuc-Ville, when he was attacked by two men, one of whom was armed with a handgun. ...

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Media, identity, financial protection hot on draft Cyber Crime Bill consultations

Concerns were Wednesday raised that the loss of money as a result of cyber theft at banks and other financial institutions  is not provided  for in the draft legislation currently under discussion. A stakeholder consultation was held for the second time when the draft Cybercrime Bill 2016 was discussed at the Pegasus Hotel Wednesday 16, 2016. Those in attendance included Minister of Legal ...

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