Crime

US delivers 20 Guyanese born deportees on special flight

US Government agents on Tuesday accompanied 20 deportees on a special chartered flight to Guyana. The aircraft with the 20 Guyanese nationals touched down at the Cheddi Jagan Airport just after 3:30pm and some of the men appeared in grey and white prison outfits as they disembarked the aircraft. They were deported from the United […]

Man shot after being robbed of $3 Million cash

A 29-year-old man who attempted to fight off two armed bandits after they grabbed his bag with $3 million cash, is now nursing a gunshot wound to his right thigh.  The man was walking along Urquart Street close to the Ministry of Finance when he realised he was being followed.  According to a police report, […]

Police arrest 2nd suspect in East Ruimveldt murder probe

Police investigators on Monday midday arrested another man in connection with the murder of East Ruimveldt resident, Paul Rodney. Police Assistant Commissioner, Clifton Hicken, confirmed the arrest to News Source and said it was based on intelligence gathering.  The arrest took place in the South Ruimveldt. Last week, the Police arrested the main suspect in […]

Guyana signs cooperation deal with EU to tackle maritime trafficking

(GINA)  Guyana has joined 26 countries in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean in signing a Memorandum of Understanding for the implementation of the European Union’s (EU) Seaport Cooperation Programme (SEACOP), aimed at training and equipping inter-agency units to identify search and interdict all forms of maritime trafficking. Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan signed […]

Security sector to receive $29.1 Billion in budgetary allocations focusing on recruitment and better equipment

In light of an escalation in some types of crime, the Government has proposed $29.1B for the security sector in the 2017 Budget and this will complement efforts to increase recruitment of police officers by some 20% as it seeks to strengthen its crime prevention and reduction strategy. This announcement was made by Finance Minister, […]

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