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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Soesdyke man charged with murder …other accused yet to be arrested

A Soesdyke man was on Friday brought before City Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged with the capital offence of murder. Orel...

Death of 9-year-old at Number 63 Breach: Accused placed on G$1M bail

A 37-year-old excavator operator of Crabwood Creek, Corentyne, Berbice, was on Friday granted G$1M bail when he appeared at the Number 51 Magistrate’s Court...

New Prosecutor assigned to Westford, Cummings case

A new Police Prosecutor was on Friday assigned to lead the case against former Public Service Minister Jennifer Westford and her personal secretary Margaret...

Lindener who claims he was given cannabis for ‘medicinal use’ jailed, fined

A Lindener, who claimed that he was given cannabis for the purpose of medicinal use, was sentenced to three years imprisonment and fined $30,000...

West Berbice man found guilty of murdering ex-girlfriend

A jury yesterday found Shazam Khalil, also called “Rabbit”, guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend. The 23-year-old cane harvester of 53 Shieldstown, West Bank Berbice, Region...

Man who brutally chopped estranged wife at La Penitence Market placed on $600,000 bail

The man who brutally chopped his estranged wife at the La Penitence Market, Iswhar Heralall, 38, of Anna Regina New Housing Scheme, Essequibo, appeared...

Cattle thief sentenced to 3 years jail in absentia

When efforts by the Police in G Division (Essequibo Coast-Essequibo Islands) to locate Joseph Sohoye, who escaped lawful custody earlier in June, were in...

Teen arraigned for murder of La Grange resident

A teenager was charged with murder at the Vreed-en-hoop Magistrates Court, West Coast Demerara, earlier today for the killing of Unity Street La Grange...

5 Policemen appear in Court on robbery charges

Five Policemen were slapped with robbery charges on Tuesday when they appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts before Magistrate Judy Latchman. The Policemen: Constable Kofi...

Trio remanded for Corentyne triple murder

Three persons were this afternoon (Tuesday) remanded by Magistrate Judy Latchman for the brutal triple murder which occurred at Black Bush Polder, Corentyne over...

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Previous attempts to audit UG’s finances faced staunch resistance – auditor

The announcement that an audit will be conducted into the University of Guyana (UG) is a welcome one for anti-corruption advocate Christopher Ram, who...

Uncle in custody for allegedly raping 8-year-old niece

A 49-year-old man was taken into custody for allegedly raping his 8-year-old niece who was left in his care by her mother. The incident...

Miner executed, another allegedly abducted

One man was reportedly executed while another was allegedly abducted on Sunday evening following an incident at a mining community in Region Seven (Cuyuni...

$1.5B lost to paddy bug infestation in Region 6

…farmers forced to dump paddy Seventeen Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) rice farmers have been forced to dump their paddy after it was rejected by...

Mother of 3 killed, family injured after being struck by overtaking truck

A mother of three was on Sunday evening killed while husband and three children sustained injures after they were struck down by a truck...

Miner arrested for rape of 11-year-old

…found with gun, ammo A 27-year-old miner is now in Police custody after he was arrested for the rape of an underage female and was...

Man dies after being pinned under tractor

A 38-year-old man is now dead after being pinned down in a trench when he allegedly lost control of a tractor he was operating. ...