Crime

North West Man shot dead in Puruni, Region Seven

The body of a 23-year-old gold miner was found this morning in the along the Puruni Trail in Region Seven with a suspected gunshot wound to the chest. The man has been identified as Javie Boyal of Moruca, North West District. Persons in the area said they heard loud gunshots around 3:45 this morning and […]

Diamond man remanded over murder of brother-in-law

A 25-year-old, pork knocker from the Diamond community was this morning charged with the murder of his brother in law. During his appearance before Magistrate Judy Latchman, the man Anthony King was not required to enter a plea to the indictable murder charge. He is accused of murdering Justin Peterkin and has been remanded to jail. […]

Life in Prison for man convicted of raping 3-year-old child

The 53-year-old man, who was two weeks ago found guilty of raping a 3-year-old girl, was today sentenced to life in prison. The convict, Deon Aaron from Herstelling, East Bank Demerara, appeared before Justice, Jo-Ann Barlow today and continued to declare his innocence as the life in prison sentence was handed down. The courtroom was […]

Kitty man cries after charged with sexual activity with a child

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court this morning, a 42-year-old man from Station Street, Kitty cried uncontrollably as he was charged and remanded to prison for allegedly engaging in sexual activity with a girl below the age of 16. The incident is alleged to have occurred on Monday, November 5. The accused, Odinga Greene,  was charged […]

Police Constable charged for attempting to pervert course of justice after changing testimony in Daby attempted murder case

A Police Constable, who was part of the investigating team in the case against accountant Maryann Daby, has found himself facing charges of his own in connection with the same matter. The 28-year-old, Police Constable, John Holder, is  one of the key witnesses in the attempted murder and possession of illegal firearm case against the […]

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