Daily Archives: Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 18:45

Public Security Minister likely to appear before Commission of Inquiry on Granger’s assassination plot

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 18:45 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan is likely to appear before the Commission of Inquiry into the effectiveness of the Guyana Police Force in investigating an alleged plot to assassinate President David Granger. Attorney-at-Law, Christopher Ram on Wednesday told Commissioner of the Inquiry, Retired Assistant Commissioner Paul Slowe that ...

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Cigarette vending to be banned; Guyana will lose billions in taxes- Demtoco

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 18:18 by Denis Chabrol The Demerara Tobacco Company Limited (Demtoco) on Wednesday said it is too early to take take legal action to stop the enforcement of legislation that bans smoking in public places and will almost literally wipe out street-corner cigarette vending. “At this stage, it would be extremely premature and, for ...

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Young burglar promises to change life after jail term

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 13:46 by Denis Chabrol by Antoyne Toney A  young man was Wednesday morning jailed for two years after he pleaded guilty to stealing several items from a house in Georgetown. Eighteen-year old Justin Austin of Lodge Housing Scheme was sentenced to prison by Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan after he admitted to stealing ...

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Businessman was framed about assassination plot, woman tells police

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 11:52 by Denis Chabrol The man, who accused Nizam Khan, of offering him GYD$7 million to kill President David Granger, might have framed the East Bank Demerara businessman if the testimony of his former landlord is anything to go by. Attorney-at-Law for the Guyana Police Force, Ian Chang on Wednesday led evidence by Detective ...

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