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Fleeing bandit kills construction worker

After successfully forcing three bandits out of his house early Sunday morning, a West Bank Demerara construction worker was shot dead as he confronted the trio with a cutlass in his yard at 2806 Westminster Housing Scheme. The incident involving the victim, 69-year-old Jairam Ramkishun, occurred at about 1:30 a.m., the Guyana Police Force said. According to the police based ...

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Men clad in ‘police uniforms’ rob company manager of millions at bank deposit vault

Two motorcyclists, clad in what appeared to be police uniforms, Wednesday night allegedly robbed the manager of Toucan Distributors Limited of GY$10 million at Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry’s (GBTI) compound on Young Street, Kingston, Georgetown. police said. “The man observed that the motorcyclists were ‘Policemen’-suspects dressed in Police uniforms. As such, the 65-year-old walked towards the Deposit vault ...

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Robbers grab Cevon’s Waste Management’s salaries, shoot employee

An employee of Cevon’s Waste Management’s office in South Ruimveldt was shot and injured and the two masked bandits snatched salaries that were being paid to employees, police said Sunday. The incident occurred on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at the company’s location on Aubrey Barker Road, South Ruimveldt. The actual robbery victim was identified as 31-year-old Ruth Chase, an employee ...

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Security guard steals solar panels from school – police

A security officer was arrested for allegedly stealing four Merisolar solar panels from the Two Miles Primary School, Bartica, after a canteen manager realised that they were missing, the Guyana Police Force said. Investigators believed that the security officer stole the items between Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, 2024 when Canteen Manager, Melanie Gardener reportedly said she was ...

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Two charged with armed robbery of soldier

Two men have been charged with robbing a Guyana Defence Force soldier of several items. Police say that among the items stolen from Private Marlon Reynolds was a motorcycle that belongs to the GDF. Those charged are 32-year-old Junior Jordan, a labourer of Non-Pariel Street, Albouystown and 18-year-old Brandon Robinson of Hunter Street, Albouystown, Georgetown. They were not required to ...

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Rice mill supervisor allegedly robbed of GY$3.4 million

A supervisor of Kissoondyal Enterprise Inc’s rice mill was Friday allegedly robbed of GY$3.4 million that should have been used to pay workers and rice farmers, police said. The woman told police that the incident occurred on Friday shortly after she arrived at the Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara-based rice mill with the cash from a bank in Georgetown. “On arrival ...

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Bandit with “rusty” handgun robs Bartica gold trading company

A taxi driver is in custody as police are on the hunt for another suspect in a robbery at Bartica where an undisclosed sum of gold, cash and other items were stolen from a gold trading company. The robbery was committed at Emperor Mineral Trading, owned by Millburn Mahadoo, at Lot 43 Second Avenue, Bartica shortly after midday Wednesday. Police ...

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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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Three suspects GTT kiosk robbery arrested

Three suspects in the robbery of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company’s (GTT) kiosk at Giftland Mall have been arrested. A senior police source says they were arrested at various points including East Bank Demerara; D’urban Street, Wortmanville, Georgetown and at a local transportation and vehicle spare parts company. At about 8 pm Monday night, two men robbed the kiosk ...

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Giftland blames authorities for guards’ failure to respond to armed robbery

The Liliendaal, Greater Georgetown-based Giftland Mall says its security guards were unable to respond to the armed robbery of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph kiosk Monday night because authorities have not approved the company’s application for at least two of its guards to carry guns. Noting that the robbery was the first of its type since the mall opened four ...

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