Crime

Furniture maker remanded to jail over fishing boat drug bust

Three days after that early morning drug bust of a fishing boat at Mon Repos, one of the suspects has been charged and remanded to jail. At the Sparendaam Magistrates’ Court this morning,50-year-old furniture maker, Azim Baksh was charged with the possession of over 200 pounds of cocaine and over 100 pounds  of marijuana for the […]

66-year-old found guilty on two counts of raping a 10-year-old child

After several hours of deliberation, a 12 member jury returned two guilty verdicts against 66-year-old, Abdool Jamil over the rape of a 10-year-old girl. The elderly man stood before Justice, Priya Sewnarine- Beharry and appeared shocked when the verdict was announced. His Attorney, Clive Ford, requested that a probation report be prepared before sentencing. The […]

Grandparents and Uncle in custody over murder of drunk West Coast Demerara man; Mazaruni Farmer murdered during row

Three persons are currently in Police custody after 30-year-old Jason Rejendra Lall Hiria, was found murdered in his lot 76 Sixth Street, Anna Catherina, West Coast Demerara (WCD) home this morning. According to a Police statement, the murder of the unemployed man occurred between 01:30hrs and 05:30hrs. It was revealed that investigators discovered marks of […]

Businessmen in custody following altercation with Police

Police have detained two businessmen following an altercation which resulted in ranks allegedly being assaulted, property damaged, a loaded firearm being discharged and officers being obstructed from executing their duties. A release from the Guyana Police Force (GPF) revealed that ranks were responding to a report of Simple Larceny in Kingston about 20:00hrs last evening, […]

Police TSU Rank busted with over 45 pounds of marijuana

A Police Constable attached to the Tactical Services Unit, Force Headquarters, was arrested this morning during an intelligence led operation. The young Policeman who has been identified as Delon Alexander was nabbed with the more than forty five of marijuana on the Cove and John public road as he was driving to the city. He […]

Three years in jail for teenage drug mule

A 19-year-old woman who was nabbed with 119 cocaine pellets in her stomach was today sentenced to three years in jail and fined $1.4 million after pleading guilty to cocaine trafficking. The woman, Anisha Hardy of South Ruimveldt stood before the Chief Magistrate and admitted that on the 6th of July she had one and […]

Suspect arrested in Campbellville double murder probe

Police detectives have arrested a suspect as they continue their probe into the murder of a Campbellville Pandit and his son. Investigators were called to the man’s home at Delph Avenue. and Craig Street Campbellville yesterday morning where they discovered the bodies of the two men in a partly decomposed state. Both bodies reportedly bore […]

Father and son found dead in Campbellville home

Police detectives are probing the death of a Campbellville man and his son. Investigators were called to the man’s home at Delph Ave. and Craig Street after the bodies of the two men were discovered in the house in a partly decomposed state. The two had not been heard from or seen for the past […]

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