Daily Archives: Saturday, 25 September 2021, 8:49

Juvenile escapees recaptured minutes after break-out

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 September 2021, 10:03 by Denis Chabrol Four juveniles, who escaped from the Holding Centre early Saturday morning, were minutes later recaptured, police said. The Guyana Police Force said that at about 2:45 AM, the suspects, who were housed in cell #3 and #4 at the Holding Centre, “escaped by breaking the padlocks that were used ...

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$780 million restoration of City Hall begins

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 September 2021, 8:27 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government is investing GYD$780 million into the restoration of City Hall which has fallen into serious disrepair over the years, Minister of Local Government Nigel Dharamlall. He told Demerara Waves Online News/ News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM that the restoration work is being fully-funded by Central Government, ...

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Fire destroys North-West Secondary School

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 September 2021, 8:00 by Denis Chabrol A late Friday night fire destroyed the North-West Secondary School, after several explosions rocked the wooden and concrete building located at Mabaruma, police said. Investigators said the cause of the fire was not immediately known, but the security guard said that about 10:10 PM the security guard, Mark Knights, ...

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12-year old girl given drugs, alcohol by relative

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 September 2021, 7:43 by Denis Chabrol Police on Saturday said they were hunting a man, who allegedly gave a 12-year old girl drugs and alcohol to consume, at Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara. Date. 2021-09-24 The girl’s aunt told investigators that a male relative had given the victim drugs and alcohol to consume. The girl was ...

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Suspect in knife-point robbery of policeman arrested

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 September 2021, 7:44 by Denis Chabrol Hours after an off-duty policeman was robbed at knife-point outside Muneshwer’s Hardware Store on Water Street, Georgetown, a suspect was arrested and the haversack believed to have been stolen was recovered, the Guyana Police Force said. The law enforcement agency said the suspect was arrested at about 5:30 PM ...

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