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Robbery-murder as brothers prepared for memorial service

Police say they are investigating a robbery/murder which occurred about 00:45h Sunday morning at lot 194 Freeman Street , East La Penitence. Dead is Fazal Shaheed,58,self employed of 18 Albion, Corentyne,Berbice. Talin Shaheed,50, of Toronto , Canada and Shalim Shaheed,53, of the USA, who were also in the house, were attacked by the two masked men one of whom was ...

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Missing 13-year old boy: “We find he body tangle up between some vines”

A large crowd of spectators gathered at the Friend’s Village dam to get a glimpse of the decomposed body of 13-year-old Leonard Archibald who was brutally sodomised and murdered by two known characters in the community. As the undertakers approached, loud wails could be heard coming from family members who had hopes that Leonard was still alive. Family members who ...

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Updated: Body of raped 13-year old boy found in river is badly decomposed; suspects to be charged with murder

The decomposed body of the 13-year old  boy, who was raped and dumped in an unconscious state in the Berbice River six days after he went missing , was Saturday afternoon retrieved from the watery grave, police said. Demerara Waves Online News observed that the body of Leonard Archibald was ‘tied like an iguana’ – his hands and feet were ...

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Prime suspect in rape of 13-year old missing boy has checkered past

It was a sombre mood at the house of 13-year-old Leonard Archibald who disappeared last Sunday 17th September after leaving a birthday party with his sisters. The story of young Archibald tells a horrid tale of a teenage boy brutally raped and then his unconscious body dumped behind the suspect’s home. Although this is the first time the suspect confessed ...

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GRA enforcement officer shot

A Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) enforcement officer was early Saturday morning shot and injured as he was about to enter his home at West Ruimveldt, Georgetown. Ariel Benjamin,35, was shot to his abdomen shortly after he entered his yard at 403 Cactus Street. He was rushed to a city hospital where he was expected to undergo emergency surgery. Sources said ...

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Two confess to sodomising 13-year old boy, dumping body in river

Two men have confessed to sodomising a 13-year old boy and dumping him overboard after he became unconscious, Assistant Police Commissioner, Paul Williams said. The acting Head of the Criminal Investigations Department of the Guyana Police Force said the prime suspects have since led crime scene detectives to an area where they threw the body of Leonard Archibald overboard and ...

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Another person arrested for stealing GTT’s cable

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) Thursday said another person was arrested for theft of its cable, this time at a scrap-metal dealer in Albouystown, Georgetown. The telecommunications company said GTT Security and law enforcement officers to Pasha’s Scrap Yard in Albouystown where a purchaser of stolen GTT cable was apprehended around 11:30 Wednesday night( September 22,2017. Only last ...

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First batch of Natural Resource Wardens told don’t become “powerful” or “stand for nonsense”

Guyana on Thursday rolled out its first batch of natural resources wardens with full police powers to enforce environmental and and conservation laws in the natural resources sector, but they were charged by Police Commissioner David Ramnarine not to become powerful. Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman said the rangers would be responsible for intercepting the illicit trade in wild ...

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New York court jails Guyanese man for nearly beheading wife in Queens

(DNAInfo).-QUEENS, NEW YORK — A man who attacked his wife last December on a Richmond Hill street, nearly decapitating her with a kitchen knife, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison, prosecutors said Wednesday. Prem Rampersaud, 51, who lived in Guyana but was temporarily staying with a friend in South Jamaica, was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to manslaughter in ...

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Suspected East Bank Demerara serial robber arrested, charged

A man, who robbed three women during early Tuesday morning on the East Bank Demerara has been arrested and charged with six counts of robbery under arms. The Guyana Police Force said Dillion Joel Dublin, 27, unemployed, of 96 Nelson Street, Mocha was Wednesday “positively identified by the victims” and he would be arraigned shortly before a magistrate. The women told ...

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