Daily Archives: Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 17:02

GECOM votes on Thursday for removal of Lowenfield, others; Opposition Election Commissioners warn of more court action over process

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 17:02 by Denis Chabrol The seven-member Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Tuesday failed to vote on terminating the employment contracts of the Chief Elections Officer, his deputy and the Region Four Returning Officer after two opposition Election Commissioners left the meeting over concerns that the government-aligned commissioners are insisting on showing cause for ...

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Fisherman, unemployed woman charged with murder of overseas-based Guyanese

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 15:22 by Denis Chabrol A fisherman and an unemployed woman were Tuesday arraigned for the murder of overseas-based Guyanese Hemraj Pardesi at his residence at Reliance Settlement, East Canje, Berbice. Police said 23-year old Malisha Dutchin of Lot 4 Reliance Settlement East Canje Berbice and 32-year old Mario “Mayo” Bissoondyal of Lot 141 Main ...

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GDF Sergeant flips-flops on plea to multi-million dollar cash, raw gold armed robbery

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 14:12 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Defence Force Sergeant Keyon King on Tuesday flipped-flopped on his plea, changing from guilty to not guilty to robbery under arms allegedly committed on Wallison’s Enterprise gold dealership last week Thursday. During his appearance earlier Tuesday, he had pleaded guilty to one count of robbery of GYD$58 ...

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Superbet outlet cashier held for faking robbery

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 10:06 by Denis Chabrol A Superbet outlet cashier last night faked a robbery of $450,000 from the outlet at Patentia, West Bank Demerara after she had gambled and lost more than $300,000, police said. Police said the 22-year old female cashier who works at Best Bet Superbet  eventually took police to her home ...

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National Assembly removes cross-dressing offence in line with Caribbean Court decision

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 9:15 by Denis Chabrol The National Assembly early Tuesday morning removed the offence of cross-dressing from the Summary Jurisdiction Offences Act, in keeping with an almost three-year old decision by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) had  in November 2018 struck out cross-dressing because it is a ...

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