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Daily Archives: Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 16:42

More evidence, including video of bones dug up, lodged in Babita Sarjou case

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 16:42 by Derwayne Wills Two witnesses in the Babita Sarjou case appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan today. Corporal Germain Laundry, and Lance Corporal Earle Allen took the witness stand. The murder preliminary inquiry opened with lawyers for accused, Sharnandand Narine and Darrel Ponton visibly absent from the court. Chief Magistrate McLennan inquired ...

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Indigenous farmer remanded for illegal shotgun, ammo possession

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 21:12 by Denis Chabrol Orville Roberts, an indigenous farmer from Aishalton, was today remanded to prison for the January 14 possession of a 16 guage shotgun, and one 12 guage cartridge without having a firearm license. Roberts, 45 years old, plead not guilty to both charges before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. The police ...

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Govt sticks with Brickdam/ D’urban Park as Mash float parade route

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 14:47 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government on Tuesday insisted that it would be sticking with the Stabroek via Brickdam to D’urban Park route for the Mashramani costume and float parade, citing it’s historical significance and safety concerns. Following a decision taken in 2016 as part of the Golden Jubilee Celebration, the Education ...

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Man, found ‘cutting-up weed’ by police, gets three years prison with $157,000 fine

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 13:23 by Derwayne Wills Louis Byas, 40 years, of East Ruimveldt was today charged by city magistrate Leron Daly, sentenced to 3 years in prison, and ordered to pay a fine of $157,500 for possession 105 grammes of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking. Byas answered to the charge that on Novemeber 2016, ...

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Several parking meters will obstruct disabled persons

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 11:36 by Denis Chabrol The National Commission on Disability (NCD) on Tuesday expressed concern about the erection of several parking meters virtually in the middle of pavements, saying that they would pose problems for blind and wheelchair bound persons. “Our concern from the Commission’s point of view is that it is discriminating against persons ...

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Man sentenced to 3 years in prison, fined $4M for cocaine possession

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 10:50 by Derwayne Wills Haslin O’Neil Thom, 46 years  of Ruimveldt, this morning plead guilty before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for possession of 1.5kg of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on January 14. Thom, a construction worker and first time offender, plead guilty to the charge ...

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