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What crime? Police Force says crime down by 19%

With persistent complaints from the Guyanese public over the current crime situation, the Guyana Police Force is reporting a 19% decrease in the crime rate. Police in a release confirmed that it has recorded a 19% decrease in serious crimes at the end of April this year relative to the same period last year. In the release, Police say there ...

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26-Y-O stabbed to death outside White Castle Fish Shop

Investigations are being conducted into the circumstances surrounding the death of 26-year-old Gordon Ross, who was found on John Street, Georgetown. Police say Ross was found with stab wounds about his body about 01:40 hrs on Saturday. Reports reaching Demerara Waves indicate that Ross was involved in a scuffle with another man outside of White Castle Fish Shop when he ...

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Man killed during ‘friendly fight’ with friend

Police are investigating the death of two men on Guyana’s coast after they were killed in separate incidents on in the last 24 hours. According to Police, at about 15:00 hrs on Friday 39-year-old  Nafasie Edghill, of Castello Housing Scheme, Georgetown, was at Mon Repos, ECD, when he became involved in a playful scuffle with a friend. Police said the ...

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Wakenaam businessman gunned down in botched Bourda robbery

Police are on the hunt for a man who shot and killed a 26-year-old businessman on Tuesday at Robb and Alexander Streets Bourda. Demerara Wave understand that 26-year-old Mahendra Persaud of Wakenaam had travelled to the City to buy goods for his family’s business when the incident occurred. Persaud reportedly came out of a car and was immediately accosted by ...

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Linden man attempts suicide after killing wife, stabbing daughter

 A Linden man is currently under police guard at the Linden Hospital Complex after he killed his wife, stabbed his daughter and later attempted to take his own life. A police release has confirmed that 34-year-old Leolyn Sullivan is dead while her 18-year-old daughter Shameka Campbell is currently being treated for stab wounds at the Hospital. Police say that at ...

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Man previously jailed for wounding now wanted for murder

A man, who was recently released from prison after serving a jail sentence for wounding, is now wanted for allegedly murdering a man early Sunday morning. “The suspect has not yet been arrested. He was recently released from prison where he had served a sentence on a charge of wounding,” police said. His identity was not released. Guyana Police Force ...

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Two charged with murder of businessman, wife

Two men were Wednesday arraigned for allegedly murdering a businessman and his wife at their Bush Lot, West Coast Berbice home. Appearing before Magistrate Rhondell Weaver at the FortWellington Magistrates’ Court were  18 year old Gocoul Madan Paul also known as Clown of 175 Block ‘B’ Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice and 19-year old Nazamadeen Raffick also called Shazam of ...

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Two arrested for Briton’s disappearance; god brother confesses to “involvement”

Two key suspects wanted in connection with the disappearance of a British youth were arrested Friday night and the god brother has  confessed to his “involvement”, following diligent investigations by crime sleuths. Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum told Demerara Waves Online News that 22-year old Aaron Wilfred Hing was arrested at a city hotel at about ...

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North West District men arraigned on murder charges

Two men from the North West District (NWD) of Guyana were Monday arraigned for separate murders that were linked to arguments. In one of the cases, 23-year old Leonard Fredericks of Heaven Hill, Matthews Ridge was arraigned for allegedly murdering Peter James at Hell Hill, also in Matthews Ridge. Police Prosecutor Simone Payne told the Court that the duo had ...

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