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Suspected toy gun attacker at Chief Justice’s residence on eve of elections petition case management; govt beefs up security amid political brouhaha

A man allegedly attacked two police security guards at the home of Chief Justice Roxanne George-Wiltshire Wednesday afternoon with what seemed to be a toy gun,a  day before she is due to hold a case management conference for the two elections petition by the opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC). The Guyana government has since announced that ...

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DPP withdraws Law Books theft charge against Nandall

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Shalimar Ali-Hack has withdrawn a charge against Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister, Mr Anil Nandlall for the alleged theft of over $2 million in Commonwealth Law Reports from the State of Guyana. Mr Nandlall, who was charged back in 2017, had been on trial for the offence of Larceny by Bailee before Senior Magistrate ...

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PNCR’s Chris Jones sues State over unlawful house search, arrest; asks Court to order return of barber chairs, AC units

Claiming that several senior police ranks unlawfully searched his home and seized several barber chairs and air conditioning units in violation of his constitutional rights, APNU/AFC Member of Parliament, Christopher Jones has filed a lawsuit seeking damages in excess of GYD$300,000. He is also asking the High Court to order the return of his property valued at almost GYD$5 million ...

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High Court orders forfeiture of Euros 24,000 in paint to the State

Attorney General Anil Nandlall said High Court Judge, Joann Barlow has ordered the confiscation of €24,530 that were earlier this year found in cans of paint shortly after entering Guyana from Suriname through the backtrack. “The Court eventually found that based on the manner of  concealment of the monies in paint cans, it could be inferred that the monies  came ...

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Mingo on $600,000 bail

Region Four Returning Officer Clairmont Mingo was Monday morning granted a total of GYD$600,000 bail on four counts of alleged misconduct in public office. Attorneys-at-Law Darren Wade said Mr. Mingo has to return to court on September 25. Mr. Mingo was granted GYD$150,000 bail on each charge by Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan. Three pro-coalition election commissioners -Vincent Alexander, Charles ...

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APNU+AFC to file two election petitions to cater for potential failure

by Samuel Sukhnandan Alliance for Change (AFC) Chairman Mr. Raphael Trotman said Friday that the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) will be filing two election petitions to challenge the declaration of the March, 2020 general and regional elections. Mr. Trotman made this disclosure on Friday during a virtual press conference, where he outlined reasons for the decision. ...

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High Court extends police detention of Clairmont Mingo

The High Court on Friday granted a request by Police Commissioner Nigel Hoppie for Region Four Returning Officer to be held in custody until 2:20  Saturday afternoon. He was arrested on Tuesday afternoon at his home at Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara in connection with allegations that he committed fraud during the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections. Further, the ...

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APNU+AFC election petition to be filed on Monday

by Samuel Sukhnandan With just a few more days left before the deadline, the A Partnership for National Unity/ Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) coalition has announced plans to file an election petition in the High Court on Monday, according to incoming Opposition Leader Mr. Joseph Harmon. This information was revealed via social media on Thursday in a post appearing on Mr. ...

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Police denies violating Clairmont Mingo’s constitutional rights

As the High Court prepares to hear Region Four elections Returning Officer Clairmont Mingo’s request to be released from police custody, the Guyana Police Force Thursday afternoon refuted claims that he was denied access to his lawyers. Police Commissioner Nigel Hoppie has been served an order for the habeas corpus case to be heard at 1:30pm Thursday. Mr Mingo denies ...

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