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31-year old man accused of sexually abusing 14-year old boy

A 31-year old man, who works at the Ministry of Public Health, has been charged with a sexual offence allegedly committed on a 14-year old boy. The man was not required to plea to the charge that was read to him by City Magistrate, Leron Daly. Police alleged that the man engaged in sexual penetration of a child at the ...

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Trinidadian man charged with ganja possession, trafficking

A 31- year old Trinidadian was Monday morning arraigned on a charge of being in possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. The charge alleges that on May 28, 2017 at Mandela Avenue, Georgetown,  Cornelius Thomas of South Trinidad had in his possession 834 grammes of marijuana in his possession for the purpose of trafficking. When asked to respond to ...

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President ordered massive crackdown on illegal mining at Kaieteur National Park; several arrested, dredges seized- Trotman

Police, soldiers and officers of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) on Sunday swooped down on the Kaieteur National Park and arrested several persons who were allegedly illegally mining there, Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said. Trotman said the decision to move in at the Kaieteur National Park was taken by President David Granger, who is the Minister ...

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Numerous residents of Chenpau arrested at Kaieteur National Park

More than one dozen persons have been arrested from the Kaieteur National Park and were Sunday being  transported by air to Georgetown for questioning, sources said. Demerara Waves Online News was told by sources connected to the area that at least eight residents from the Amerindian village of Chenapau HAVE been already flown to the City and more were later ...

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Illegal guns, ammo, marijuana seized; large Linden marijuana farm destroyed

Four persons, including a husband and wife, have been arrested in connection with separate seizures of guns, ammunition and marijuana. More than 11 kilogrammes of marijuana and two handguns were allegedly found in the possession of three persons. The fourth person was arrested in relation to the discovery of a huge marijuana farm at WISROC, Linden. The Guyana Police Force ...

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“Kezie” wanted for seaman’s murder

Nine days after a man was gunned down, Guyanese police on Thursday issued a wanted bulletin for a man believed to be the prime suspect. Wanted is 27-year old Ezekiel “Kezie” Edward of Diamond, East Bank Demerara. Police said the man is wanted “in connection with the murder of Roy Roland” between May 16 and 17  at Marigold Street, Roxanne ...

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Police to be deployed to West Demerara hospital to stem assault of doctors

After emergency room doctors and other health workers at the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) downed tools earlier this week to protest poor security, the Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday announced that police would be permanently deployed at that health institution. “These include armed ranks of the Guyana Police Force to be a permanent feature at the hospital to beef ...

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Guyanese woman caught with cocaine in her hair weave at Bahamas airport

(BAHAMAS TRIBUNE242).-A WOMAN from Guyana has been arrested at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) for attempting to smuggle cocaine into the Bahamas concealed in her hair weave. Police report that alert Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) officers took the Guyanese woman into custody following the seizure of just over two pounds of cocaine on Tuesday afternoon, May 23, 2017. Shortly ...

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