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72-year-old badly beaten man dies in hospital

A 72-year-old pensioner, who was badly beaten during a home-invasion by four men, succumbed to his injuries Tuesday morning. He is Deochand Ramsai of 109 Pump Road, Strathspey, East Coast Demerara, The suspects have since been arrested in connection with the incident, including damage to property. Relatives say the four men invaded the house after the man’s son, 32-year-old Rajwant ...

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Shop owner killed over alleged thieving monkey

Guyanese police say they are investigating the murder of a shopkeeper, identified as 54-year-old Sharon Burnette of 47 Graham Street, Plaisance, East Coast Demerara. The suspected killer has since been arrested. Police said the incident occurred Monday morning at 12:30 allegedly by a 57-year-old male neighbour who has since been arrested and is assisting with the investigation. Investigations revealed that ...

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Two road deaths already for 2020

Two persons have died on the roads so far for the New Year. Guyana Police Force Traffic Chief, Linden Isles says the first one occurred on the Montrose Public Road, East Coast Demerara at about 1:50 New Year’s morning. The victim has not yet been identified. Mr. Isles said the motorcyclist slammed into the median and died. The second road ...

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Fisherman arrested for barbecue fork murder

A 67-year-old fisherman, is now in police custody for the alleged murder of 32-year-old Balchan Avai Baichan of no fixed place of abode. The killing took place at the fisherman’s Logwood Squatting Area, Enmore North, East Coast Demerara residence on Sunday about 1:20pm. Investigations so far revealed that the suspect was on his verandah imbibing when Baichan entered his yard ...

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Fire destroys house occupied by 11 persons

Fire Monday morning destroyed a house that was occupied by 11 persons, but it is unclear whether the children were playing with anything that might have caused the blaze at Plaisance, East Coast Demerara. Firefighters arrived at about 10:45 a.m., but the Guyana Police Force said they took some time to start pumping water due to mechanical issues. “The entire ...

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Schoolboy stabbed to death

Police on Friday say are investigating an alleged murder committed on 15-year-old Derril Wong. The suspect is in custody assisting with the investigation, police added. The incident involving the student of 42 Plaisance, East Coast Demerara occurred on Thursday, September 12, at about 4 p.m. at Graham Street Plaisance, East Coast Demerara. “Initial investigations have revealed that the deceased and ...

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East Demerara man killed

Police say they are investigating an alleged murder committed on 58-year old David Gentle of Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara. The incident occurred at about 1:30 Monday morning  at Haslington North, East Coast Demerara. Investigators were told that Gentle was last seen at a Karaoke at Nabaclis  North, East Coast Demerara He was found lying motionless with wounds about his ...

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Miner kills wife over alleged love affair, attempts suicide

A man on Wednesday afternoon stabbed his wife to death and attempted to commit suicide, but he was arrested and hospitalised under police guard. The dead woman has been identified as 44-year-old Venette Headley-James, a vendor. The incident occurred at her home at 68 Sideline Dam, Nabaclis, East Coast Demerara. Investigators were told that her husband, 45-year-old Sherlock James stabbed ...

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Kuwait funding study to improve Belfield to Rosignol road

Residents of more than 27 villages along Belfield, East Coast Demerara, to Rosignol, West Coast Berbice, can look forward to improved road access and connectivity as the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MOPI) moves to start a technical and economic feasibility study for the redesign of the road network. The redesign feasibility study for that stretch of the road will be ...

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