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Reputed husband held with gun after threatening wife- police

A man, who allegedly threatened his reputed wife with a gun, was arrested after a weapon and ammunition were found in his possession, police said. The Guyana Police Force said at about 11:45 PM police were on patrol in Georgetown when they received information of a 911 report of domestic violence in Georgetown. On arrival at the location,  police saud ...

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Delivery man robbed of motorcycle at gunpoint

A delivery man was Monday night  robbed of an XR motorcycle valued GYD$450,000 while he was trying to locate a customer in Prashad Nagar, Georgetown, the Guyana Police Force said Tuesday. Police only described his employer as a “popular delivery service.” The motorcycle bears registration number The robbery occured about 20:30hrs at Delhi Street, Prashad Nagar, Georgetown, by one unidentifiable ...

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US wants to address security concerns with Guyana- Biden tells Ali

United States President Joseph Biden is keen on strengthening cooperation with Guyana in the area of security. He made known his position in a congratulatory  note to President Irfaan Ali to mark Guyana’s 51st Republic Anniversary being observed on Tuesday. “In the year ahead, I look forward to our teams addressing the issues and security concerns that threaten our shared ...

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Policeman charged with attempting to murder ex partner

A policeman, who alleged attempted to murder his ex-partner, was today charged with the offence. Sergeant Colin Whyte allegedly committed the offence on Shonetta James on February 12 at Onderneeming, West Coast Berbice. Mr. Whyte appeared at Blairmont Magistrate Court before Magistrate Mr. Peter Hugh and was not required to plead. He was remanded to prison until March 2, 2021. ...

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Father of prison escapee charged with harbouring fugitives

The man, who allegedly gave support to four escapees including his son, was  Monday remanded to prison until March 5. Mr. Ralph Jones of 114 Fourth Avenue, Bartica,  was charged with four counts of harboring wanted fugitives. The 60-year old man was refused bail and remanded to prison by Magistrate Crystal Lambert. Police say that on February 16,  he well-knowing ...

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Body of man dumped in septic tank

The body of a man believed to  have been a drug addict was Saturday removed from a septic tank at Belle West, West Bank Demerara. Colin Anthony King, also known as Harry, was removed from the waste collection facility at the back of his residence at First Street, Belle West. Police sources said investigators believed that he was thrown inside ...

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Youth robbed at gunpoint while in virtual classroom

A 19-year old man of ‘A’ Field, Sophia, Greater Georgetown, was robbed of GYD$430,000 in cash and other valuables, by  two men, police said. The incident occurred at about 1 O’clock Friday afternoon by two men, one of who was armed with a handgun. The victim told police that he was at home sitting in the kitchen area, participating in ...

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Barbados-bound woman arrested with cocaine in vagina- police

A 23-year old woman was Saturday morning arrested at the Eugene F. Correia ‘Ogle’ Airport with cocaine in her vagina moments before she was due to board a flight to Barbados, police said. The Guyana Police Force said the woman also admitted to swallowing 73 cocaine pellets. Investigators said anti-narcotics police requested to conduct a search after she was seen ...

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West Demerara businessman shot, robbed in traffic

A West Demerara businessman has been shot and robbed of GYD$500,000 on the Eccles Public Road, East Bank Demerara, police s The incident occurred Wednesday evening at about 6 PM The victim has been identified as  36 year-old Nandkumar Bahadur, who owns Kumar Varieties Store at De Willem Public Road. Police say the bandits also stole personal documents. Mr. Kumar ...

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Suriname hands over Guyanese suspect in killing of West Demerara shopkeeper

A woman, who was wanted by Guyanese police as part of an investigation into the killing of an elderly West Demerara shop owner, has been handed over by Surinamese police to their Guyanese counterparts. Police say 27-year old Samantha Khan, also known as Tapsie, of Grassfield, Lusignan, East Coast Demerara, has been handed over to Guyanese police. Police say she ...

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