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Daily Archives: September 29, 2014

Businessman on charges related to bogus GUY$4.4 million cheque

An East Coast Demerara businessman was Monday arraigned on charges related to a forged GUY$4.4 million dollar cheque that he allegedly used to buy a quantity of stationery. Police said Besham Ganpat of 15 First Street, Industry, East Coast Demerara, who is trading as Global Stars International, was caught in a sting operation. He was refused bail, remanded to prison ...

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GDF officer charged with causing death by dangerous driving

A Guyana Defence Force Lieutenant (GDF) was arraigned on a charge of causing death by dangerous driving and he was granted bail. Lt. Anthony Eastman of Well Road, North Ruimveldt was granted GUY$200,000 bail by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry. He pleaded not guilty to the charge that states that on November 1, 2013 at Mandela Avenue, Georgetown he drove a ...

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Nominees for ACP Secretary General identified; Suriname objects

The short-listing of a Guyanese, Jamaican and Trinidadian for the post of Secretary General of the 77-nation African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group has not gone down well with neighbouring Suriname which feels that it is being sidelined from top posts. Guyana’s Ambassador to Brussels, Dr. Patrick I. Gomes is among the trio to be interviewed by the ACP Bureau ...

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PPP tight-lipped about likely negotiations with APNU for local govt elections

People’s Progressive Party (PPP) General Secretary, Clement Rohee was Monday tight-lipped about whether his party would be willing to negotiate with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) on holding Local Government Elections (LGE) instead of general elections. “I am not prepared to comment on that matter. The most I can do is to give you a bright smile on that,” ...

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Mahdia restaurateur robbed of millions

A Chinese restaurant in Mahdia was Sunday night robbed by several bandits who carted off GUY$3 million and a quantity of raw gold, police said. At about 9:45 PM, businessman Lejum Jhang, 62 years, of 111 Miles, Mahdia was robbed by four masked men, three of whom were armed with firearms. Investigations have revealed that Lejum Jhang was in the ...

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