Crime

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 […]


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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 […]

Two Guilty, One Not Guilty for Bartica Massacre

Two of the accused in the Bartica Massacre case were late Thursday night found guilty of seven counts of murder and five counts of manslaughter, while the third accused was found not guilty on all 12 counts of murder. It took the jury just over three hours to return with the verdicts that Mark Royden aka […]

Man charged for attempted robbery tells court he was at seawalls trying to overcome “a domestic”

A 28-year-old man who appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court this morning and was slapped with an attempted robbery charge, denied that he was part of any robbery attempt. The West Ruimveldt resident, David Bernard,  was charged with the January 30, 2017 attempted robbery of Leon Blackman. The Prosecution’s case is that Bernard and and […]