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APNU+AFC’s Sherod Duncan on station bail, instructed to return to police

Opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) parliamentarian Sherod Duncan was Thursday released on $100,000 station bail as part of an ongoing probe into a cybercrime offence he alleged committed against an official of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). Attorney-at-Law, Amanza Walton-Desir earlier Thursday said Duncan’s arrest from his home following a report by GECOM’s Information Technology (IT) ...

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APNU+AFC parliamentarian Sherod Duncan arrested

Opposition parliamentarian, Sherod Duncan was arrested on Thursday to assist in an ongoing investigation in relation to a Cybercrime offence alleged committed on an official of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). Investigators said the politician was arrested after GECOM IT Manager Aneal Giddings alleged that on January 11 at about 8 PM, Duncan  made offensive remarks about him on a ...

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Man fractures wife’s skull- police

A man is in custody for allegedly attempting to murder his reputed wife by lashing her head several times with a piece of wood, the Guyana Police Force said. Police say 31-year old Simone Edwards has since been admitted to the Linden Hospital Complex in a critical condition, as her skull is fractured. The incident occurred at about 5 O’clock ...

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Georgetown residents jailed for violent robbery at Charity, Essequibo Coast

Two youths from Georgetown  on Tuesday pleaded guilty to robbing a businessman and his wife at their shop at Charity waterfront, Essequibo Coast, the Guyana Police Force said. Magistrate Esther Sam sentenced 25-year old Nigel Bentick of South Ruimveldt and 21-year old Isaiah Okmie Barclay called Black Boy  of D’urban (Joseph Pollydore) Street, Lodge to 30 months imprisonment. Police had ...

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Couple in suspected murder-suicide

A 27-year old woman was shot dead and her partner’s body was found with a single gunshot wound to the head, and a handgun about two feet away from him in what police suspect was a murder-suicide. Guyana Police Force investigators said the bodies of Elizabeth Dass and Nicholas Low-a-Chee were found in a bedroom of their residence at Lot ...

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Police Force reports on double killing 11 days after

Eleven days after  two gold miners were stabbed to death and two others were injured following a drinking spree at Nassano Landing, North-West District, police on Tuesday reported about the incident and said they were looking for two prime suspects Those killed are 29-year old Sherwin Goddette of Dredge Creek, Upper Pomeroon River and 21-year old Shawn France of Akawini ...

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Two Essequibo Coast suspected robbers arrested, GY$4.8 million, other items recovered

Two Essequibo Coast youths were Saturday – New Year’s Day – arrested and $4.8 million and other items recovered, hours after they robbed and injured a businessman and his wife at Charity Waterfront, the Guyana Police Force said. Those in custody are 21 and 25 years old, police added. Police said they also recovered just over GY$1.1 million in Digicel ...

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Evidence of suspected arson at Georgetown Public Hospital’s heart diagnosis facility

The Georgetown Public Hospital’s heart diagnosis facility was Saturday morning- New Year’s- destroyed by fire but none of the patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) was injured by the blaze suspected to be the work of arsonists, a senior official said. Acting Chief Executive Officer of  the GPHC,  Robert Rambarran told Demerara Waves ...

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Suriname hands over Guyanese murder accused to local police; Blanhum hails cooperation

Surinamese police have handed over a Guyanese man, who was wanted for murder, to Guyanese police, a move that was Thursday welcomed by Guyana Police Force Crime Chief, Wendell Blanhum. “The Guyana Police Force would like to take this opportunity to thank our law enforcement counterparts in Suriname who, over the years, have offered vital support to the GPF in ...

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Former Finance Minister on $3 million bail

Former Finance Minister Winston Jordan was today granted $3 million bail on a charge of misconduct in public office related to the sale of a wharf to BK Marine. Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan ordered that Mr Jordan return to court on January 14, 2022. The Prosecution’s case is that it was sold well below market value and he did ...

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