Crime

Public Security Ministry building capacity for Forensic lab to conduct internationally recognised DNA testing

(GINA)  The Ministry of Public Security is building the capacity of the forensic laboratory so that in the long run, the facility can provide DNA and gun residue testing which are internationally recognised. This capacity training is being developed through the Ministry’s Citizen Security Strengthening Programme (CSSP). In a recent interview with the Government Information […]

Contractor charged for murder and attempted murder over bridge shooting

Thirty-eight year old landscape contractor, Robert Benn, was remanded to prison on Monday morning after being charged for murder in the death of 23-year-old, Colin Perreira and the attempted murder of Perreira’s girlfriend, Gail-Ann Charon. Dressed in black pants and white shirt, Benn stood quietly as the murder and attempted murder charges were read to him. […]

Two men remanded to prison for cocaine in car bust

Two men who were busted last week with over 10 pounds of cocaine in the car that they were traveling in, have been remanded to prison after being slapped with drug trafficking charges. The duo, 37-year-old Jason Ali of Parfaite Harmonie and 45-year-old Amir Mohammed of #79 Village, Corentyne, Berbice, walked into the courtyard handcuffed […]

Unprofessional course of action was taken in initial Monica Reece murder probe -Acting Top Cop

A preliminary review of the infamous 1993 Monica Reece murder investigation has found that “an unprofessional course of action was taken in the investigation”, at the time. That’s according to Acting Police Commissioner, David Ramnarine. Ramnarine told members of the media on Friday that it is clear to him that at the time of the initial […]