Government makes moves to make local forensic lab operational

The Guyana Forensic Science Laboratory which was constructed at a cost of just over $1 Billion and opened in 2014 is not functioning presently, because of a number of technical and electrical issues. The repair works are to be undertaken by IEB Security, a Barbadian firm responsible for installing security systems at the laboratory by way […]

Three killed in suspected murder/suicide fire at Beterverwagting

The East Coast Demerara community of Beterverwagting was shattered by an early morning tragedy on Sunday as a man allegedly set fire to his Railway embankment house, killing his reputed wife, his baby daughter and himself in the blaze. The three dead persons have been identified as LaToya Telford, her daughter Nakisha Pollard and Leonard […]

Another man charged for Laing Avenue execution style murder

As Police investigators continue to track down all of the suspects in the August 2016 gunning down of an ex-murder accused in Laing Avenue, another suspect found himself before the Court to fact the murder charge today after being caught by police. 24-year-old Jermain Jefford, was today remanded to prison for the murder of Orin […]

Region 9 REO charged and granted bail on sexual assault charges; Attorney claims political witch hunt

The Regional Executive Officer for Region Nine,  Carl Parker,  was today slapped with sexual assault charges and placed on $200,000 bail. He is accused of sexually assaulting an official from the same Region Nine community. When the case was called, the proceedings were held in camera, in keeping with the sexual offences laws. After the […]

Nigerian man remanded to prison on credit card fraud charges

A 36-year-old Nigerian national was today remanded to prison for intent to defraud two popular retail stores in Georgetown. His name was given as Bab Rasaki, and he was slapped with the fraud charge after he allegedly attempted to purchase a number of items totaling more than one million dollars with a credit card that did […]

GRDB Fraud case is massive -SOCU Consultant

The Special Organised Crime Unit is continuing its probe into a suspected multi million U.S dollar fraud at the Guyana Rice Development Board, under its previous management. Late last week officers from SOCU swooped down on the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRBD) office following the findings of a Forensic Audit. A file has been already prepared […]