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Updated: Suspect in stabbing death of Corentyne driver arrested

Police in East Berbice- Corentyne have captured a prime suspected killer only known as ‘Babba’, hours after he allegedly stabbed to death a driver of Rose Hall, Corentyne. Dead is 30-year old Carlos ‘Tony’ Williams of  267 Rose Hall Reef, Corentyne Berbice Two other people, including the dead man’s wife, were injured while they intervened. The incident occurred at about ...

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Fisherman arrested for barbecue fork murder

A 67-year-old fisherman, is now in police custody for the alleged murder of 32-year-old Balchan Avai Baichan of no fixed place of abode. The killing took place at the fisherman’s Logwood Squatting Area, Enmore North, East Coast Demerara residence on Sunday about 1:20pm. Investigations so far revealed that the suspect was on his verandah imbibing when Baichan entered his yard ...

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Policemen who allegedly beat, burn suspected teen burglar granted bail

The two policemen, who beat and burned a teenager who allegedly burgled their home, were Friday released on a total of GYD$800,000 bail. The police prosecutor, Inspector Matthew did not object to bail. Constables Daniel Bernard, 24, and Isaiah Bernard, 26, of La Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara pleaded not guilty to two joint charges when they appeared before Magistrate ...

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Guyana strengthening anti-money laundering system but lawyers, property dealers, charities among “most vulnerable”

Lawyers, accountants, real estate agents, used car dealers and registered charities were Wednesday highlighted as “most vulnerable” to money laundering, even as the Guyana government boasted of making headway in reducing the country’s “high” risk for financial crimes. National Risk Assessment (NRA) Coordinator, Alicia Williams said a 2016-2017 National Risk Assessment found that, “the most vulnerable sectors were the attorneys-at-law, ...

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“Jail him” -Ramjattan’s first reaction to cops burning teenager

Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan said his first reaction when he learned that a policeman allegedly burned a teenage intruder suspect with hot water was “jail him”. “I said ‘jail him, immediately, lock him up’ and I understand they put them in chains too because this is so atrocious,” he told News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News. ...

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Dead, injured in Mahaicony road accident identified

Four people, including a pregnant woman, were killed Wednesday in a collision between a minibus and a lorry that transports bottled beverages, Region 5 Divisional Police Commander, Superintendent Yonette Stephens said. The Guyana Police Force said the accident occurred at about 11:10 a.m. and involved minibus BRR 5478 driven by Seechan Chandilall of lot 102 Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice, ...

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New York’s Ozone Park Indo-Caribbean community gathers to mourn and heal in the wake of spousal murder

by By Max Parrott of QNS.com (Reproduced from QNS.com) The murder of a 27-year-old Guyanese woman committed by her husband in early November pushed Ozone Park’s Indo-Caribbean community to reflect on the recurring incidents of gender-based violence in their community. On Sunday, Dec. 15, a group dedicated to empowering Indo-Caribbean women and addressing gender-based violence organized a vigil to honor ...

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Policemen arrested for allegedly burning boy

Two police constables are in custody for allegedly causing injuries to a 17-year-old boy at West Demerara, Police Commissioner Leslie James said Tuesday. The two ranks claimed the teen, who was burned and beaten, broke into their dwelling home at Westminster, West Bank Demerara. The two policemen are brothers, one of whom is stationed at Wales Police Station and the ...

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Police Force athletics coach stabbed to death

An athletics coach and rural constable attached to the Police Sports Club was found dead with several stab wounds at D’Urban Park early this morning. He has been identified as 28-year-old Seon Anthony ‘Cenestro’ Burry of Lot 194 Section A, Field 7, South Sophia. The Guyana Police Force said Burry was found dead at D’Urban Park about 30 metres north ...

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Fire destroys house occupied by 11 persons

Fire Monday morning destroyed a house that was occupied by 11 persons, but it is unclear whether the children were playing with anything that might have caused the blaze at Plaisance, East Coast Demerara. Firefighters arrived at about 10:45 a.m., but the Guyana Police Force said they took some time to start pumping water due to mechanical issues. “The entire ...

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