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Daily Archives: June 11, 2018

PNCR General Secretary hospitalised, prepares for overseas medical checks

General Secretary of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Amna Ally was admitted to the Georgetown Public Hospital on Monday, ahead of her departure for overseas medical attention. Government’s Department of Public Information said Ally, who is Minister of Social Protection, went to the Georgetown Public Hospital on Monday after “complaining of feeling unwell”. She is due to leave Guyana ...

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Solicitor General, Anil Nandlall differ on whether former GRDB Deputy General Manager’s fraud case is stayed

Disagreement surfaced Monday afternoon over whether the High Court decided that a fraud case against former Deputy General Manager of the Guyana Rice Development Board, Madanlall Ramraj has been stayed, with Guyana’s Solicitor General, Kim Kyte saying that the State complied with Justice Navindra Singh’s order to produce a report. “No stay was granted. We complied with the Order. The ...

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PPP appeals High Court’s decision on GECOM Chairman’s appointment

Three days after the High Court ruled that the President of Guyana can rightfully ignore the Opposition Leader’s nominees for the post of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Monday filed an appeal, saying that decision was wrong on several grounds. PPP Executive Secretary, Zulficar Mustapha, through his battery of lawyers, wants the ...

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Warning shot fired at Lusignan Prison ganja, cell phone smuggler

A man, who attempted to hurl 1.7 kilogrammes of marijuana, cigarettes, cell phones and other items over the Lusignan Prison fence escaped being shot or arrested. The Guyana Police Force said at about 1 AM Monday, police and prison guards at the East Coast Demerara penitentiary responded to sounds and spotted the man. He eluded the lawmen. They were manning ...

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High Court judge stays fraud charges against former GRDB Deputy GM after SOCU produces obscured report

High Court Judge, Navindra Singh on Monday quashed fraud-related charges against former Deputy General Manager of the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB), Madanlall Ramraj. Defence Lawyer, Anil Nandlall emerged from an in-chamber hearing with the judge to whom he showed the heavily obscured contents of the report titled “Guyana Rice Development Board Forensic Audit Report for the period November 1, ...

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