Crime

BM Soat Manager shot to thigh during robbery

Police investigators are this evening probing the robbery and shooting of BM Soat Manager, Rameez Mohammed. He was shot to the thigh just outside his Croal Street car dealership by gunman as he was about to enter his car. Reports indicate that Mohammed was relieved of a bag of money that he was carrying  at […]

US Customs agent to testify via video in local gold smuggling case

A  United States Customs and Border Protection Officer is slated to give evidence in a gold smuggling case against a local businessman. The Officer is the latest and seemingly the last of several overseas witnesses to offer testimony in the case against Christopher Baldeo. In this case, Baldeo is charged with smuggling four gold bars […]

DPP to advise on possible charges over Guyana Marketing Corporation alleged fraud

The Director of Public Prosecutions is currently assessing whether any criminal or other charges could be brought against persons believed to be involved in fraud and mismanagement at the Guyana Marketing Corporation. The Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) recently completed and forwarded a report on its investigation into irregularities at GMC for advice. An audit […]

Police Commissioner (ag) complains about Magistrates and Judges granting bail in too many cases

Members of the Judicial bench have come up in for stinging criticism from Police Commissioner (acting) David Ramnarine over the granting of bail to persons who are charged and taken before the courts on serious offenses. Ramnarine said there are several cases where he believes “insensitivity and carelessness” are shown in granting persons their pre-trial […]

Prashad Nagar man nabbed with 52 pounds of marijuana

Police investigators have arrested a 60-year -old Prashad Nagar man after more than fifty two (52) pounds of compressed marijuana was found in his house.   According to a Police statement, Police ranks, acting on information received, went to the suspect’s house and conducted a search, during which thirteen (13) taped parcels of the illegal […]

Suspected Juvenile thief shot to face after attempting to steal security guard’s handbag

Police investigators have announced that a probe has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a male juvenile, who allegedly committed a crime of simple larceny, in the compound of Republic Bank Limited at Waterloo and New Market Streets, Georgetown, early this morning.   Investigation revealed that about 4:00am, a female security guard […]

Corentyne man who stabbed ex-lover to death arrested by Police

The Corentyne man who on Monday stabbed his ex-lover to death in a shop at Ulverston, has been arrested by Police. He was arrested in the backlands of Lesbeholden, Corentyne, where he had been hiding out since committing the gruesome act.  The Police carried out an early morning operation today and arrested the man. He […]