Crime

Accused found Not Guilty of causing the death of Sixhead Lewis by dangerous driving; Prosecution to appeal verdict

The man accused of causing the death of Guyana’s first international boxing Champion, Andrew Sixhead Lewis, by dangerous driving, walked out of Court a free man today after the Magistrate found that the Prosecutor had failed to prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt. The Prosecution has already indicated its intention to appeal the ruling […]


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Pakistani nationals ordered deported after attempt to travel to Canada with fake passports

Two Pakistani nationals were on Thursday fined $100,000 and ordered deported from Guyana when they appeared in the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court to face charges of forgery. Forty-year-old, Arshad Mahood Mughal and 33-year-old Asian Riaz Mughal were arrested by Guyanese law enforcement officials after they attempted to leave Guyana for Canada using fake passports. The Court […]

South Ruimveldt woman remanded over ammunition found in her apartment

A South Ruimveldt woman was earlier today  remanded to Prison after she was charged for being in possession with over fifty live ammunition rounds. 27-year-old, Alana Edwards, appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court and was not allowed to enter a plea to the indictable charge. The Court heard that on the […]

Guyanese national found murdered in Trinidad

(CNC) Police in Trinidad and Tobago are investigating the murder of a Guyanese national who has been living in the twin-island republic for the last 25 years. Sewkumar Dalchand, 52, was found murdered at his home in Macoya Road Extension Wednesday morning. The house was ransacked and his vehicle was missing. His hands and feet were bound. […]

Brother remanded, Sister gets bail on weapons and marijuana possession charges

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court this morning, two siblings found themselves side by side facing possession of gun, ammunition and marijuana charges. 32-year-old Sophia resident, Abendigo Bancroft and his sister Chavel Bancroft were jointly charged after being busted with a 9 MM Pistol, three live matching rounds and 12 grammes of Marijuana. The discovery was made […]

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