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Lusignan prison escapee recaptured

A prisoner, who escaped from the Lusignan Prison, was recaptured on Friday afternoon.  Kavin Singh fled on Thursday moments before he was due to appear in a virtual courtroom. Director of Prisons, Nicklon Elliot confirmed that Singh was recaptured in the cane fields at Good Hope, East Coast Demerara, at around 3:50 pm by a Joint Services team. He is ...

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Several prisoners injured in Lusignan Prison fire; no escapees

Several inmates of the Lusignan Prison, East Coast Demerara, were Sunday injured in a fire that destroyed one of the buildings, fire service and police officials said. Fire Chief Marlon Gentle said no one was killed but eight inmates sustained minor injuries including burns and abrasions as well as smoke inhalation. Guyana Police Force spokesman, Senior Superintendent, Jairam Ramlakhan said ...

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Four prisoners escape from Lusignan Prison

Four prisoners have escaped from the Lusignan Prison, and they include two murder accused, one for drug trafficking and another for robbery under arms, the Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels said Monday morning. They are 26-year-old Anthony Padmore who was serving a three-year sentence for trafficking in cannabis. He is from Ogle Street Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara; 26-year-old Kenraul Perez ...

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GHRA calls for hundreds of prisoners to be released

The Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) is calling on authorities to send home hundreds of prisoners to help ease overcrowding as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19. “These recommendations are also made in light of the very limited medical services currently available in the prisons, where not even the services of the medex are available ...

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Second prison officer held for alleged marijuana possession

A prison officer attached to the Lusignan Prison was found with a quantity of suspected marijuana when he was searched upon reporting for duty. Director of Prisons Gladwin Samuels says the alleged marijuana was hidden in the officer’s underwear. The police have since been called in to investigate the matter. This is the second officer, within three days, caught with ...

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Suspected marijuana-in-blue soap smuggler arrested at Lusignan Prison

A woman, who allegedly attempted to smuggle marijuana in soap to her fiancé inside the Lusignan Prison, was Tuesday arrested, Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels said. She has been identified as 20-year old Althea Douglas. Samuels said the woman was arrested shortly after 3:30 pm after “her efforts to smuggle marijuana in blue soap failed.” He said the woman was ...

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Murder accused dies after beating in prison

A man accused of murder died late Friday night in hospital, three days after he was severely beaten by fellow inmates at the Lusignan Prison, police said. Dead is 30-year old Shaheed Ali of Albouystown, Georgetown. Police said the remanded prisoner was beaten by unknown prisoners on April 3 in Bay 1 at the East Coast Demerara penitentiary. The inmate ...

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