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Jamaican singer shot dead in Guyana; friend arrested

A Jamaican singer was shot dead Thursday morning in Sophia, Greater Georgetown and, police on Friday said they have since arrested his friend who is a taxi driver who was present when the victim opened the door. Dead is 29-year-old Navar George Barton who resided at Lot 125 Section’ A’ South Sophia, Greater Georgetown. Barton was allegedly murdered at about ...

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Four arrested for Essequibo Coast “Papersman” killing

Police say they have arrested four persons as they probe the killing of newspaper vendor, Shawn “Papersman” Mannilall. Investigators said the 48-year-old businessman of Parcel 61, Queenstown, Essequibo Coast, was shot dead by one of two armed bandits at about 8 o’clock Friday night, January 10, 2020 at his home. “Initial investigation revealed that the deceased and his family were ...

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One dead, another seriously injured in Agricola shootout

A man was killed and another injured in a shootout at Agricola in Greater Georgetown. Police say 24-year old Seon Bobb was killed. He received a gun shot injury below his chin. Seriously injured is Daniel Webster who shot to his right side chest. The shooting incident occurred on 6:30 Saturday evening at Caesar Street in Agricola in front of ...

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Crime Chief cleared of criminal conduct – Police Commissioner

Deputy Police Commissioner, Lyndon Alves has been cleared of any criminal offence, but Police Commissioner Leslie James suggested that his resumption of duty would depend on clearing up of some administrative matters. “He has been cleared of any criminal conduct,” James told reporters. Pressed on when Alves would be back on the job, the Police Commissioner would only say that ...

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Crime Chief sent on leave to facilitate probe

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Lyndon Alves has been sent on leave to pave the way for an investigation, but acting Deputy Police Commissioner Nigel Hoppie declined to say whether the move had anything to with swirling allegations in Berbice. “Mr. Lyndon Alves has been sent on leave to facilitate an investigation,” he told Demerara Waves Online News. Hoppie could not ...

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Two arrested for shooting death of driver-mechanic

Police on Wednesday said they arrested two suspects in connection with the gunning down of  a driver-mechanic at Kuribrong Trail, Potaro River, on Easter Monday. “Two suspects are in custody assisting with the investigation. The autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday),” police said. A gold miner, Elon Thomas, who the assailants believed had witnessed the shooting incident, fled from his ...

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