Crime

Three dead in Linden Highway accident

Three persons died on Friday night following yet another tragic accident along the Linden Soesdyke Highway. The Police Public Relations Department confirmed the number of fatalities. The accident occurred just around 8 o’ clock in the Kairuni area along the highway, when the motorcar, that the persons were in, slammed into a parked truck that […]

Six years in jail for bank employee after Guilty plea in Republic Bank attempted robbery case; Four others enter not guilty plea

Five men, including two bank employees and two policemen, were today slapped with a slew of attempted robbery and gun and ammunition possession charges in the July 4th attempted robbery at Republic Bank, on Water Street.  The men, Jamal Haynes, Keron Saunders, Gladston George, Anfernee Blackman and Shawn Grimmond made their way into the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court […]

Guyhoc man granted bail for attempted murder charge

A Guyhoc Park man was on Wednesday placed on $150,000 Bail after he was charged with stabbing another man during a confrontation with the intent to murder him, Market vendor and footballer, Kurt Joseph made his first appearance in court before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan to answer to the charge of attempted murder. The charge […]

Wanted Bulletins issued for three more Camp St. prison escapees

The Guyana Police Force today issued wanted bulletins for escaped prisoners Desmond James, Cornelius Thomas and Cobena Stephens aka OJ. The three make up the group of eight escapees from the Georgetown Prison. The Police Force is asking that anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of Desmond James, Cornelius Thomas and Cobena Stephens aka […]

Ramjattan should consider calls for resignation over jailbreak -Jagdeo

 Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday said that Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan should consider calls for his resignation following Sunday’s fire and jailbreak at the Camp Street Prison. During a press conference at his office, Jagdeo heaped accusations of incompetence on Minister Ramjattan and went a step further to suggest that President David Granger […]

Prison Officers went to work at Camp St. Prison fearing it was their last day -Fmr. Prison Director

In the aftermath of Sunday’s fire and prison break at the Georgetown Prison, retired Director of Prisons Dale Erskine has expressed concern over the “tragedy” which he believes will be very disruptive for the state, families, citizenry, prisoners, law and order, safety and security and the economy. In a statement on his Facebook page, the former Prison Director said […]

Suspect arrested for afternoon murder of mini-bus driver

Police investigators moved swiftly this afternoon and have arrested a suspect for the afternoon gunning down of mini-bus driver, Tedroy James. The 38-year-old man was shot dead as bandits attacked his mini-bus at McDoom and attempted to rob his passengers. Within hours, the Police moved into the villages of McDoom and Agricola after being tipped […]