Crime

Albouystown woman nabbed with cocaine in false side of suitcase

An Albouystown woman is the latest person to be held with cocaine at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport. In a statement, the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit announced the arrest of Shellon Yolanda Barrow of Victoria Street, Albouystown. She was held on Saturday while preparing to board a Jamaica bound flight. According to CANU, ranks stationed […]

Brother dies, sister critical after hit down by speeding car

Police investigators are probing a tragic accident that took place along the Ogle Public Road last evening that has left a 7-year-old boy dead and his 17-year-old sister fighting for her life. According to Police sources, the accident occurred just after 6:30pm on Thursday as the siblings were crossing the road. They were hit down […]

Baby dies after fed rat poison by 10-year-old brother

Police investigators on the West Demerara in the La Grange area are looking into the death of a 1-year-old boy, who passed away after being rushed to the Georgetown Hospital yesterday. The dead child has been identified as Andre Tappin. He was taken to the hospital after being fed with carbon tablets which are used […]

Drunk Deputy Superintendent held for fatal accident

A Deputy Superintendent of Police, who was driving under the influence of alcohol, has found himself in hot water after he was involved in an accident that left a pedal cyclist dead. In a statement, the Guyana Police Force did not release the name of the Officer, but indicated that the accident took place last […]

Foulis man remanded to prison for murder of son

With his head bowed, 44-year-old labourer, Mohan Sookdeo from Foulis on the East Coast of Demerara, appeared in Court this morning and was remanded to jail for the murder of his son, 21-year-old Satesh Sookdeo. At the Cove and John Magistrates’ Court, the accused was not required to enter a plea to the indictable murder […]