Internet Radio

Crime

Attempted arson at Umana Yana

An attempt was made to burn the Umana Yana, a government-owned meeting place, in Kingston, Georgetown, early Sunday morning, Fire Chief Marlon Gentle said at the scene. He told News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM / Demerara Waves Online News that an unidentified man was seen scampering away from the scene. He said remains from an explosive device were retrieved by ...

Read More »

Attempt made to burn down Suddie Magistrates’ Court

An attempt was made early Wednesday morning to burn the Suddie Magistrates’ Court, police said. A policeman at the nearby station saw the fire and smoke  in the bottom flat of the courthouse shortly before 5 AM. “It was observed that the Magistrate’s chair on fire and a pile of paper on fire, the ranks than managed to extinguish fire ...

Read More »

East Bank Demerara man killed in Berbice; security guard arrested

A labourer, who once lived in Golden Grove Village, East Bank Demerara was Saturday night stabbed by a security guard during an argument over a Guinness, police said. He is 23-year old Clayton Nickosie Vankenie of  Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam, Berbice. He once lived at Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara. Police say a 29-year old security guard of Pope Street, ...

Read More »

Magistrate orders police to serve private criminal charges on Lowenfield

Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield on Friday morning failed to turn up at court to answer private criminal charges filed against him. Prosecutor, Attorney-at-Law, Glen Hanoman told the court that it appears that Lowenfield has been evading service of the charges of misconduct in public office and alleged electoral fraud. Magistrate Faith Mc Gusty ordered police to serve the charges ...

Read More »

Bandits shoot businessman

A businessman was shot and robbed at his cold storage bond in Howes Street, Charlestown, Georgetown. He is 56-year old David Cameron. Police say he was shot to the abdomen and right thigh and his condition is regarded as  serious. The men ransacked the cold storage bond and carted off GYD$200,000. Investigators were told that at about 5:30 PM, he ...

Read More »

Berbician charged with Enmore hit-and-run teenager’s death

A 28-year old man was Tuesday arraigned on three charges in connection with the hit-and-run death of a 16-year old boy  and injury to his brother on the Enmore Public Road, East Coast Demerara. Police charged Steven Pierre of 26  Sea Field Village, West Coast Berbice with causing the death of 16-year old Sheldon Major by dangerous driving. Pierre, who ...

Read More »

Chief Elections Officer faces private criminal charges for alleged electoral fraud, misconduct

The Chief Election Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Keith Lowenfield is facing two private criminal charges- alleged electoral fraud and misconduct in public office- by activists of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) and a small political party, The New Movement (TNM). Through informant, Desmond Morian, Lowenfield is charged with misconduct in public office contrary to common law.  TNM’s  ...

Read More »

Suspected ganja trafficker tosses policeman into Canje creek

A policeman was rescued by his colleague after a suspected marijuana trafficker tossed him overboard into the Canje Creek but three others were arrested, the Guyana Police Force. “While in the vicinity of New Forest, West Canje, one of the suspects (captain) suddenly held on to one of the ranks and plunged overboard with him; the policeman was quickly rescued ...

Read More »