Crime

Ed Ahmad sentenced to 2 years in jail over US mortgage fraud

A Guyanese born,  Queens businessman who hoped he could skip prison for helping bring down a powerful politician did not get what he wanted. Instead, Brooklyn Federal Judge Dora Irizarry sentenced cooperator Edul Ahmad to two years behind bars Friday for running a mortgage fraud scam. Ahmad was an asset in the feds’ case against […]

Businessman charged for issuing forged check to hardware store

53-year-old businessman, Jerome Singh, appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today and was placed on $75,000 bail after he was charged for issuing a forged cheque at a local Hardware store. The Prosecution’s case states that on the 21st October, 2011 at Toolsie Persaud Limited, the accused presented the cashier with a cheque knowing it […]

Police probing possible assassination plot against President

There is an ongoing police investigation into a possible assassination plot that may have targeted President David Granger. State Minister, Joseph Harmon, confirmed today that an investigation has been launched. He made the disclosure while responding to questions at the post-cabinet briefing. Mr. Harmon said the Administration was provided with information by the Police, that […]

Albouystown man remanded to jail on four armed robbery charges

An Albouyston man appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today and was remanded to prison on four counts of armed robbery. 26-year-old, Anthony Charles, stood before Magistrate Fabayo Azore as the four Charges were read to him. It was first stated that on the 21st March at Water Street, he allegedly robbed Bibi Nizan $105,000 […]

Parika farmer charged over strangling murder of reputed wife

The Parika man who dodged law enforcement for a number of days after his reputed wife was found strangled to death, appeared in court today and was charged with the woman’s murder. Magistrate Rochelle Liverpool remanded Ganesh Dhanraj to prison after the charge was read to him at the Leonora Magistrates’ Court. He was not […]

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