Daily Archives: Saturday, 12 November 2016, 16:47

Joint Services haul in two-month accumulation of weapons, home-made wine, other illegal items

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 November 2016, 17:06 by Denis Chabrol As part of heightened security activities to ensure domestic security, the Joint Services on Saturday conducted Operation Safe Guard at the Georgetown and New Amsterdam prisons and seized a large quantity of contraband items, the Ministry of the Presidency said. At the Georgetown Prison 21 improvised weapons and knives, ...

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Updated: No guns found in Georgetown Prison

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 November 2016, 14:27 by Denis Chabrol After a search of the Georgetown Prison that last several hours, no guns were found in what is considered one of Guyana’s maximum security jails. Police and soldiers early Saturday morning raised the jail, as part of an operation to deal with potential domestic security threat. Sources said law ...

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Tenant shoots landlord after he objected to narcotics sale on premises

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 November 2016, 13:53 by Denis Chabrol A manhunt has been launched for a tenant who shot his landlord several times after the property owner objected to the sale of narcotics on his premises, the Guyana Police Force said in a statement. “Police are making diligent efforts to apprehend a thirty year old tenant who allegedly ...

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