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Chinese store robbed, woman beaten

Three bandits robbed China Town store at Number 2 Village, East Canje, Berbice and lashed one of the employees to her face before they escaped with a large quantity of cash and phone cards, police said. Investigators said the robbery under arms  was committed on Zhou Chunmin, 25 years, of No. 2 Village, East Canje, Berbice at about 8:35 Thursday night ...

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Babita Sarjou sculpture unveiled to highlight domestic violence in Guyana; survivors lament

The Caribbean American Domestic Violence Awarness (CADVA) organisation has unveiled a miniature sculpture of domestic violence victim, Babita Sarjou, whose skeletal remains were found earlier this year in a shallow grave in her husband’s backyard. Sarjou’s remains were found by police near a fence and alleyway drain at Seaforth Street Campbelville. Her reputed husband, Anand Narine, and an alleged co-accused ...

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Man allegedly kills father

A 31- year old resident of Aranaputa, North Rupununi, has been arrested for the alleged murder of his father, which occurred Wednesday evening. The Guyana Police Force said enquiries disclosed that the victim, Danielston Stephen, 50 years, was imbibing alcohol with several friends at his neighbour’s house after which he went home about 7:30 PM. “An argument ensued between himself ...

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Security guard shot during attempted robbery at Hand-in-Hand Trust

A security guard at Hand-in-Hand Trust was shot and injured during an attempted robbery on the business premises located on Middle Street, Georgetown. A foreign exchange cambio operates out of that location. ‘A’ Division Commander, Assistant Commissioner Clifton Hicken said the driver of a car that was allegedly used in the robbery was arrested on Mandela Avenue. The vehicle has been lodged. ...

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Region Three Deputy REO arrested in US allegedly with cocaine

The Deputy Regional Executive Officer for Region Three (West Demerara- Essequibo Islands), Ameena Marlyne Hinds has been held in the United States (US) allegedly with a large quantity of cocaine. Sources said the 36-year old Ameena Hinds has been absent without leave for the past two weeks, a situation that would eventually result in her services being terminated. She was held ...

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Fmr. police sergeant to stand High Court trial for alleged murder of common-law wife

A former Guyana Police Force Sergeant, who is accused of the murder of his common-law wife, was Tuesday committed to stand trial for the indictable offence. City Magistrate, Fabayo Azore said the prosecution proved that there was sufficient evidence for Colin Bailey to stand trial by a High Court Judge and jury for the alleged murder of  his common-law wife, Surmattie ...

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Teenage boy stabs 22-year old man to death over reputed wife

A 16-year old boy allegedly stabbed to death a 22-year old man at Eccles, East Bank Demerara after the now dead man saw him accompanying his wife and struck him down with his motorcar and beat him. Police said the teenager whipped out a 1o-inch long Rambo knife from the woman’s handbag that he had been carrying at the time of ...

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IPhone tracker helps police arrest suspected bandit

A tracking device in a stolen IPhone has led police to the arrest of a deportee who allegedly stole two phones and cash from two Bangladeshis as they were about to enter their West Bank Demerara home, the law enforcement agency said. “The IPhone which has a tracking device, led investigators to the home of the suspect who was promptly arrested ...

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Guyanese arrested for robbing Venezuelan

A 30 year old, unemployed male from Rubber Dam, Charity, Essequibo Coast, who allegedly stole a large amount of money from a Venezuelan was arrested early Saturday morning at a hotel at Charity. Police said the suspect would soon be charged with larceny from the person and would be placed before the court. Enquiries disclosed that the victim, 32 years ...

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Female suspect in robbery at Rohee’s home remanded

The female suspect who was arrested in connection with the robbery under arms committed at the home of former Home Affairs Minister, Clement Rohee was charged on Thursday. The incident took place on November 9, 2016. Corlette Parks was charged with two counts of robbery under arms. Parks, 49 years, of 4692 Postal Housing Scheme, Georgetown, appeared before Magistrate Lambert ...

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