Venezuelan night club dancer charged for illegal entry into Guyana

Following the early Mondary morning raid at the Diamond nightclub, a Venezuelan woman was yesterday charged and released on $20,000 bail for the offence of illegal entry. The woman, Maria Alexandra Manchingo, stood before Chief Magistrate, Ann Mclennan and pleaded not guilty to offence of illegal entry. The court heard that defendant entered Guyana illegally […]

Farmer and Chef remanded over 25 pound cocaine bust

A Farmer who was recently busted by CANU with over 25 pounds of cocaine, was remanded to jail today along with his chef, who is accused of allegedly aiding in the trafficking of the illegal substance. 48-year-old, Gavin Adams stood deep in thought for several seconds in Court today before he entered a plea of […]

British Expert concerned about delays in taking Financial Crimes Cases to Court

British Financial Crimes investigations expert, Sam Sittlington, is back in Guyana to support the work of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). Earlier today, Mr. Sittlington raised some concern over the delays in ongoing investigations into financial and other organised crimes, that have taken place in Guyana. There are well over $300 Billion in financial […]

Recently arrested cocaine trafficking suspect and friend charged for attempting to bribe CANU agent

Two farmers were remanded to jail today after they were charged with attempting to bribe an agent of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit. 38-year-old, Rajesh Kissoondyal and 46-year-old, Shamkumar Hariprashad, stood before the Chief Magistrate and denied the allegations made against them. The Court heard that on Friday 5th January, 2018 at Homestretch Avenue, in […]

West Bank Bishop charged with alleged rape of church member

A man of God found himself before a the Chief Magistrate of Guyana facing a rape charge today.   Self proclaimed Bishop, Joseph Persaud, was granted bail in the sum of $350,000 after the charge of rape was read to him at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court.  Persaud, who heads a Church in La Parfaite Harmonie, on […]