Daily Archives: Sunday, 23 February 2020, 17:50

CANU agents arrest occupants of cocaine-laden go-fast boat, another person wanted

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 February 2020, 18:27 by Writer The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) on Sunday said they intercepted a go-fast boat at Parika, East Bank Essequibo, with 27.8 kilogrammes of suspected cocaine and agents are looking for a third person they believed is linked to the bust and who has since allegedly threatened them. Those arrested so far ...

Read More »

Soldier in fireworks explosion dies

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 February 2020, 16:37 by Writer One of the nine soldiers injured in the fireworks explosion on the weekend at the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guard headquarters died on Sunday morning, the Ministry of the Presidency said. Corporal Seon Ross 21331 succumbed to his injuries at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) where he was ...

Read More »

2020 elections candidate under investigation for alleged sexual offence; victim’s suicide

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 February 2020, 9:11 by Writer A Hindu priest and candidate for the 2020 general elections is being investigated for alleged violation of the Sexual Offences Act, and investigators are trying to determine if there was any link to the 13-year-old girl committing suicide, police said. Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) Commander, Assistant Commissioner Simon McBean ...

Read More »