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BARBADOS: Guyanese who shoplifted insecticide in immigration hot water

BARBADOS TODAY: Guyanese national Mohamed Kazim Khan found himself in a heap of trouble for “mistakenly” putting a small bottle of insecticide in his pocket when he went into Carters. Not only did 44-year-old Khan, who lives at Eastlynne, St George get arrested and charged for the offence which landed him before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today, but his status ...

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Drug convict Dataram pleads guilty to passport forgery, illegal departure

Convicted drug baron, Barry Dataram was Tuesday sentenced to additional imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to charges in connection with his recent escape to Suriname. Appearing before Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan, he confessed to passport forgery, absconding the law and illegal departure. Mc Lennan sentenced Dataram to 12 months for forgery of a Guyana passport,  two years for absconding the ...

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Taxi driver allegedly spent mortgage payment

A taxi driver, in trying to avoid further problems with the courts, promised Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan to repay the man he allegedly tricked out of GYD$90,000. The charge against Chetram Sukhanandan is that on October 10, 2016, at Herstelling, he was entrusted with $90,000 for the purpose of paying a mortgage, but he fraudulently converted the cash to his own ...

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Child-father stabs woman to death

A woman was stabbed to death by her child’s father Monday afternoon at about 2 O’clock, and police are on the manhunt for the assailant who escaped into the Corentyne backlands. The dead woman has been identified as 38-year old Brusch of 20 Second Street, Ulverston, Corentyne, Berbice. Police said they are combing the thickly vegetated backlands for 43-year old ...

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Bandit arrested during botched robbery at Chinese restaurant

One of two bandits was arrested and the bandit’s handgun’s magazine along with cash belonging to the owner of a Chinese Restaurant recovered, police said. The Guyana Police Force credited the restaurateurs with “courage and bravery” in putting up a fight that led to the arrest of one of the suspected perpetrators. Investigators said the suspect is 23 years old ...

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Investigation launched into Dataram, reputed wife’s fake passports

Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Mr. Winston Felix has said that a full investigation has been launched to determine the circumstances under which convicted drug lord Mr. Barry Dataram and his reputed wife, Ms. Anjanie Boodnarine were issued fake passports and that those culpable will face the harshest possible action. According to reports, Mr. Dataram and Ms. Boodnaraine were arrested ...

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Owner of Brooklyn company that imports fish from Guyana convicted after being ‘caught red handed’ with $8M shipment of cocaine

BY JOHN MARZULLI NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, October 14, 2016. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS.- The jury didn’t buy this guy’s fish story. The owner of a company that imports fish from Guyana was convicted Friday in Brooklyn Federal Court of smuggling 250 kilos of cocaine in a frozen shrimp-laden shipping container. Heeralall Sukdeo claimed he was duped by a relative ...

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