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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Husband-wife duo remanded for possession of narcotics – in Essequibo

Gordon Williams, also known as 'Monkey Harry', and his 49-year-old wife, Lorna Scott, of Lot 2 Perseverance, on the Essequibo Coast, were on Tuesday...

La Penitence man gets 3 years in prison for gun possession

Edward McCullen was on Monday sentenced to three years when he made his appearance at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan...

Businessman gets 3 years jail for narco trafficking

Thirty-six-year-old Cort Demand, of Charity Village, Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), will be spending the next three years behind bars, after he was found...

Man remanded for attempting to kill Police Officer

The man who in April 2016 attempted to kill Police Officer Donald McKenzie was on Monday remanded when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’...

GPL employee slapped with trafficking charge

A Guyana Power and Light (GPL) employee was granted $75,000 for trafficking in narcotics by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan when he appeared at the...

Bandits jailed for 16 years in Land Court Judge robbery case

The three young men who were last week found guilty of robbing and battering Land Court Judge Nicola Pierre and her spouse, Mohamed Chand,...

Sexual molestation of 3-year-old: Mother remanded for ‘wilful neglect’

The mother of a 3-year-old girl who was sexually molested last Saturday was remanded to prison when she made an appearance in the Springlands...

Barama rape trial: 2 guilty, 1 freed for sexual assault of 17-year-old … number...

Nine years after a 17-year-old girl was found naked and crying on a bed in Barama Company Limited, East Bank Demerara (EBD), after being...

Trio gets 16 years jail each for robbing, battering judge and husband

The three young men who were last week found guilty of robbing and battering Land Court Judge, Nicola Pierre, and her spouse, Mohamed Chand,...

GM of Guyana Quartz Sand Inc granted $600,000 bail

- on two counts of causing death by dangerous driving The General Manager of Guyana Quartz Sand Inc was on Wednesday granted $600,000 bail...

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Eccles couple nabbed with marijuana

A male foreign national and a female are expected to appear before a magistrate today for the possession of narcotics. The Guyana Police Force said...

Fisherman remanded for shooting city Constable

A fisherman who shot at a city constable who prevented him from jumping the fence of the Bourda Market was on Tuesday arraigned for...

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