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Man gets 20 years for raping ‘granny’

A 39-year-old resident of Kumuni Creek, Demerara River, West Bank Demerara, was on Thursday sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after he admitted to raping...

BETTER HOPE MURDERS: Mocha resident who allegedly provided guns arrested

Members of the Major Crime Unit within the Guyana Police Force (GPF) on Thursday arrested a Mocha Arcadia, East Bank Demerara (EBD) resident, who...

Venezuelan man nabbed with illegal ammo tells court he makes jewellery with them

A Venezuelan national, who was caught with illegal ammunition, appeared before court on Thursday, where he was fined $50,000. Ivon Marques, 31, appeared before Magistrate...

25,000 ganja plants destroyed

Ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) yesterday conducted a drug eradication exercise at Kimbia and Kaiuwa, Upper Berbice River, where an estimated 25,000...

Ann’s Grove man wanted for 2016 murder of girl, 14

The Guyana Police Force has issued a wanted bulletin for 35-year-old Alvin "Satan" Reid for the 2016 murder of 14-year-old Malika Hamilton. Reid was last...

3 arrested for possession of bulletproof vests

Three persons have been arrested in relation to the possession of bulletproof vests, the Guyana Police Force said. Ranks in "C" Division today arrested a...

Cops probing discovery of large quantity of ammo found on Essequibo Coast

Ranks of G Division of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) on Tuesday evening discovered a quantity of live ammunition and cartridges at Onderneeming on...

Armed bandits rob delivery truck at Agricola

A driver and a porter are now extremely grateful for their lives following a daring daylight robbery at Agricola, Greater Georgetown. The men, who were...

25-Y-O jailed for threatening to kill father

A 25-year-old man, who laughed throughout his court appearance today, was sentenced to six months imprisonment for threatening to kill his father over money...

Moruca man charged for murdering sister

A 24-year-old man of Moruca, North West District, Region One was today remanded to prison for the murder of his sister. Randy Cozier was not...

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21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

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Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

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95 persons die from snakebite in five years

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