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Lethem woman stabs man after signaling end of relationship

An 18-year old man was Sunday afternoon stabbed by a woman in Tabatinga Drive, Lethem, Rupununi after he told her that he wanted to end their relationship, police said. The injured man has been identified as Brandon Bailey. Police late last night said they were still looking for the 20-year old woman. Investigators were told that the man returned home ...

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Three suspects in GYD$2 million robbery arrested

Three suspects have been arrested and one XR motorcycle has been held in connection with the GYD$2 million that was snatched from a clerk on Friday the Guyana Police Force said. In all, police were told that six men, three of whom were pillion riders, participated in the Friday afternoon robbery on Caneview Avenue, South Ruimveldt. Although the clerk resisted ...

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Battered body of fuel tanker driver found in vehicle by owner

The driver of a fuel tanker truck was early Saturday morning found dead in the driver’s seat on the Tuschen Public Road, East Bank Essequibo. Police also say his belongings have been found in a nearby market stall. He has been identified as 31-year old Laurel Samaroo of Tuschen New Scheme.  Investigators say they were summoned to the fuel tanker ...

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Clerk robbed of GYD$2 million while waiting to pay wages

A woman was robbed of $2 million just outside a location where she had gone to pay workers their wages. The incident occurred late Friday afternoon at Cane View, South Ruimveldt, Georgetown. The woman, who is a clerk, told police that she was robbed by six men who rode up next to her on three XR motorcycles. She says two ...

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Region Nine Executive Officer allegedly shot woman ‘accidentally’- police

Police  on Thursday said the Region Nine Executive Officer, Karl Singh allegedly shot a woman to her abdomen accidentally while she was in his vehicle earlier this week. “Further investigations conducted by the police have revealed that the shooting was allegedly accidental,” the Guyana Police Force said.  Twenty-five year old Gladys Emmanuel, a pharmacist of St. Ignatius Village, Central Rupununi  ...

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Off-duty policeman, civilian held for alleged marijuana possession

A West Demerara off-duty policeman and a civilian have been arrested for alleged possession of 231 grams of marijuana at Stanleytown Public Road, West Bank Demerara. Police say a mobile patrol unit acting on information, in the vicinity of Stanleytown Public Road  stopped motorcar PZZ 3217 after lawmen saw someone throw a bulky parcel out of the motorcar. The occupant ...

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Driver in deadly minibus accident slapped with several charges

The bus driver, who was involved in this week’s deadly accident  at Diamond, East Bank Demerara, has been charged with several offences. Twenty-three year old Kevin Moore of Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara was  slapped with five charges. He was charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving as a result of the death of  Anthony Persaud ...

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Region Nine Executive Officer arrested for alleged attempted murder of shot woman

The Regional Executive Officer of Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo), Karl Singh is being investigated for allegedly attempting to murder a woman who was shot to her abdomen. He  was early Wednesday morning allegedly involved in the shooting of 25-year old Gladys Emmanuel  in a vehicle in Lethem. The woman underwent emergency surgery for a gunshot wound to her abdomen ...

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Rockstone Junction robbery accused remanded to prison

The three men, who have been accused of robbing a businesswoman at Rockstone Junction in Region 10, have been remanded to prison until next month. They are 29-year old Joel Morrison called ‘Jako’ of Pike Street, Sophia; 25-year old Dane Bowen called ‘Dane Boy’, of Blue Berry Hill, Wismar, Linden and 25-year old Elijah Hollingsworth of Blue Berry Hill, Wismar, ...

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Former Caribbean political leader jailed for sex crimes

A former Chief Minister of the British overseas territory of Montserrat has been jailed for 15 years, after he was convicted of sexually exploiting five girls including two 13 year olds, the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency said. David Brandt, aged 78, groomed the girls by giving them money, phone credit and used one girl, aged 15, to recruit others to ...

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