Crime

18-year-old remanded to jail for murder of Berbice Brothers

Corentyne resident, 18-year-old Keeran Jeenarine was today remanded to jail for the old year’s night murder of brothers, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo. One of the brothers was shot to his face while the other was beaten to death during a home invasion and robbery that also saw their mother and another elderly relative being beaten […]

Cuban national remanded for forging US Embassy document and overstaying time in Guyana

A Cuban National was today remanded to jail after he was charged with forging a US Embassy appointment letter and overstaying his time in Guyana. 52-year-old Lazaro Perreria Alanzo, appeared before Principal Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and said he was tricked. Speaking through an interpreter, the man denied the allegations. The Court learnt that on the […]

President urges acceleration of security sector reform as Police Officers’ Conference opens

With the British supported, Security Sector Reform Programme entering its implementation phase this year, President David Granger this morning urged the Guyana Police Force to accelerate the reform of the security sector. The President delivered the feature address at the opening of the Police Officers’ Conference which took place in the State House compound this […]

Region Seven Man Remanded To Jail For Murder of Father-in-law

Nine days after the gruesome New Year’s Day morning murder of a Toshao in the Region Seven area, his son-in-law appeared in Court today to face the murder charge. Appearing before Senior Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs, the accused, Addison Benjamin, was not required to enter a plea to the indictable charge of murder. It was explained […]

Berbice man is first road accident victim in new year

Three hours into the new year, a taxi driver in Berbice lost his life, becoming the country’s first road death for 2019. A police statement issued today revealed that 49-year-old taxi driver, Jaggernauth Ramcharran, was proceeding along the #67 Public Road when tragedy struck. He reportedly swerved from hitting a group of stray animals on […]

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