US Embassy praises operation that led to arrest of wanted Guyanese man


US Ambassador to Guyana Sarah Ann Lynch has lauded the operation that led to the arrest of a Guyanese man who was wanted for the attempted murder of his wife.

The man, Ganesh Sewcharran, was arrested by local authorities after he tried to flee the country for the USA, but was denied entry and sent back on a flight home.

See full statement from US Embassy in Georgetown:

U.S. Security Cooperation to Apprehend Guyanese Suspect

The U.S. Embassy announces the return of wanted person Ganeshwar Sheocharran to Guyana Police Force custody. The subject had attempted to flee Guyana’s law enforcement on a plane bound for JFK Airport on Monday, September 14.

Through cooperation among the regional security offices of both Guyana and Trinidad Tobago, the Guyana Police Force Criminal Investigation Department, U.S. Custom and Border Protection, the U.S. Marshal Service and Caribbean Airlines, Mr. Sheocharran was denied entry upon arrival in New York and sent back to Guyana, where he remains in police custody.

Ambassador Lynch praised the operation, saying “it is this kind of collaboration that will make our region safe for all Guyanese. Congratulations to all who were involved, as the rule of law is our collective responsibility.”