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Bandit pleads guilty to robbing Brazilian gold miner of raw gold, cash, other items

One of two men on Monday pleaded guilty to invading a mining camp and robbing a Brazilian gold miner of GYD$1.1 million in raw gold, cash, phones and other items. The Guyana Police Force said Titus Valenzuela pleaded guilty to robbery under arms and he was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment. His co-accused, Terrence Bacchus, pleaded not guilty and was ...

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Two nabbed at Bartica stelling with gold, cash, other items allegedly stolen from mining camp

Guyanese police on Saturday said two men admitted to stealing more than GYD$1.1 million in cash, raw gold and other items from a Brazilian gold miner at his mining camp near the Cuyuni River. The Guyana Police Force said the bandits were intercepted one day later at the Bartica Ferry Stelling with the items and cash valued GYD$400,000. The law ...

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