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Former Chief-of-Staff says GDF, PNCR did not get solid info on Roger Khan

Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best on Friday said the force and the then opposition People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) did not amass concrete information to charge convicted drug dealer, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan, with other crimes. Khan and several associates were intercepted by a GDF patrol on December 14, 2002 in a bullet ...

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Police looking overseas for information on Roger Khan, as Granger, Jagdeo weigh in on no homicide charges so far

Guyanese police are still hoping to unearth information to link convicted drug lord, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan to two murders, even as President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo weighed on a lack of evidence so far to charge the United States (US) deportee. A top police officer told News-Talk Radio Guyana that based on requests by the Director of ...

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Roger Khan released from police custody

Deported Guyanese convicted drug kingpin, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan, was Tuesday released without further questioning in connection with two murders, his lawyer said. Attorney-at-Law, Glen Hanoman said Khan was released at 12:20 pm on GYD$200,000 and told to return to police next week. Crime Chief, Senior Superintendent Michael Kingston says Khan was released after the Director of Public Prosecutions advised police ...

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OPINION: Convicted drug trafficker? Common criminal? Folk hero? Political pawn?

By Yolande Gittens  Roger Khan was deported to Guyana last Friday night. For weeks following his release from a US prison where he had been serving time for drug trafficking, there had been speculation as to his arrival date. Such was the anticipation, that many false sightings were reported. Social media sites were in overdrive. Speculation mostly revolved around discourse ...

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Police await legal advice after grilling Roger Khan on murders; lawyer says allegations in US court can’t be used

Guyana Police Force detectives on Saturday grilled Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan about the murders of boxing coach, Donald Allison and Afro-Guyanese rights activist, Ronald Waddell, but his lawyer said the convicted drug lord did not implicate himself in any way. Attorney-at-Law, Glen Hanoman said Khan remained in custody until police obtain legal advice. He said the entire interview by two police ...

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Roger Khan lands in Guyana

Convicted Guyanese drug lord, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan was Friday night deported to Guyana. One of his Attorneys-at-law, who was at the airport, said he was “cautiously optimistic” that Khan, 47, would not be charged with any offence locally because legal advice indicates that there is nothing on which to hold him. He was escorted from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport ...

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Roger Khan misses anticipated deportation

Convicted Guyanese drug lord, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan late Thursday night was a no-show in Guyana although he had been due to be deported by the United States (US) to his home-country. There appeared to be very low-level security at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) that seemed to suggest that Khan was no longer coming Thursday night. Sources said Khan ...

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Gov’t takes aim at Roger Khan ahead of his return

The Guyana government has signaled that it has taken aim at convicted drug lord, Roger Khan, who is yet to be deported from the United States where he had served 10 years for trafficking cocaine. Attorney General Basil Williams, in Tuesday night rejecting opposition concerns that he had allegedly threatened post-elections violence if there was no house-to-house registration to create ...

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Roger Khan wants early release from US prison based on “good-conduct credit”

Convicted Guyanese drug lord, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan wants to be released earlier than July on the grounds that he racked up good credits under a recent Trump-approved law, but the Federal Correctional Institution on Tuesday asked the court to reject his petition, according to court documents filed in a Florida Court. Khan is banking his chances on US President Donald ...

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