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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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Gun-point robbery of GTT mini outlet at Giftland Mall

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph’s (GTT) kiosk on the lower flat of Giftland Mall was Monday night robbed by two youths armed with a gun. “Customers were still lined up to pay as today (Monday) is the last day for bill payments. Two males just walked up, pulled the guns, collected the money and walked out,” GTT spokeswoman, Jasmin Harris ...

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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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Four held for attempted murder of pensioner after son allegedly stole gold chain

Four men have been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted murder of a 72-year-old man and damage to property after his son allegedly stole a gold chain from one of the suspects. The incident reportedly occurred at his home at 109 Pump Road, Strathspey, East Coast Demerara, on 19th January at about 2:45 am. The attempted murder victim’s name ...

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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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