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GY$25 million worth of marijuana seized

Last Updated on Monday, 13 December 2021, 20:55 by Writer The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) has seized 80 kilogrammes or 176 pounds of marijuana with a street value of over GY$25,000,000 in Corentyne, Berbice, the agency said Sunday. According to CANU, its agents were on an operation on December 9 to 10 between the Sandaka pump station, Skeldon and Goat ...

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Construction worker falls to death

Last Updated on Monday, 13 December 2021, 20:58 by Writer A construction worker fell off a scaffold on Saturday and died, but his colleague survived the mishap, police said. Police identified the man as 23-year-old Norman Abrams of 804 B Field, Sophia, Greater Georgetown. Abrams was employed by Christopher Menezes of Lot 135 3rd Street Montrose, East Coast Demerara. “The ...

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Young man arrested for allegedly raping drunken 16-year-old girl

Last Updated on Monday, 13 December 2021, 21:06 by Writer A 19-year-old man was arrested early Saturday morning in Region Nine (Upper Takatu-Upper Essequibo) for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl after a drinking spree, police said. “While transporting the victim back home (she was intoxicated) the suspect stopped the car and forcefully committed the act without her consent,” the Guyana ...

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Lethem gold miner killed in North West District

Last Updated on Monday, 13 December 2021, 21:12 by Writer Police were Sunday searching for a man who allegedly killed a gold miner of Lethem who was working at Turtle Creek, Five Star, North West District. Dead is 38-year-old Victor Pedro. Police said he was killed at about 7 o’clock Friday night at a campground kitchen for workers and cooks, ...

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