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DPP orders High Court for murder-accused Marcus Bisram

Almost one week after the lower court effectively freed murder accused, Marcus Bisram, Bisram was Monday committed to stand trial for the indictable offence. Whim Magistrate, Renita Singh had twice found that there had been insufficient evidence during the preliminary inquiry for Bisram to stand trial by a High Court judge and jury. He was released on March 30 and ...

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BREAKING: Murder-accused Bisram arrested for fresh inquiry into murder charge

Marcus Bisram, who was freed of a murder charge in the Lower Court was hours later re-arrested, as the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) ordered that a new Preliminary Inquiry be conducted to determine if he should face trial by a High Court judge and jury. Bisram was rearrested by police, shortly after Whim, Corentyne Magistrate, Renita Singh discharged the ...

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Georgetown prison declared “safe” after fire set by murder accused

The Georgetown Prison was late Friday declared “safe” hours after a fire set by an inmate who is awaiting trial for murder, authorities said. The Guyana Prison Service (GPS) says that Officer in Charge of the Georgetown Prison, Superintendent Olivia Cox reported that at about 4:50pm a fire was set on the catwalk of the solitary division of the Georgetown ...

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Former murder accused Leon “Whistle” Duncan gunned down

Leon “Whistle” Duncan, once accused of murder and several armed robberies, was gunned down Sunday night during a drive-by shooting, a Guyana Police Force officer confirmed. The officer said preliminary information received indicates that two or three other persons, including Orande Gordon, were shot and injured. Georgetown Public Hospital sources said one of the left knee cap of one of ...

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