Crime

Businessman found Not Guilty of murdering suspected bandit

With his family members shouting to the heavens, a Georgetown businessman walked out of Court today as a free man, after a jury found him not guilty of murdering a suspected bandit. The businessman, Lawrence Wayne, hurried out of the courtroom and into a relative’s car moments after the verdict was read and the Judge […]

“Hot skull” charged for murder of Albouystown footballer

Three months after the gunning down of footballer, Paul Daniels, the alleged assailant appeared in court and was hit with the indictable murder charge. Costello Housing Scheme resident, Alvin Jones aka “Hot Skull”, was not required to enter a plea to the indictable murder charge as he appeared in court today. It is alleged that […]

Two granted $200,000 bail each over attempt to bribe policeman

Two Sophia residents were today placed on $200,000 bail each at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court after they were both charged with attempting to bribe a policeman. The two men, Kamendra Raghubeer and Anil Persaud, both appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and entered not guilty pleas. The court heard that on May 9th, at the […]

GDF rank charged and remanded to prison over bread vendor’s murder

A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) soldier was today remanded to Prison for the robbery and murder of Sophia bread vendor, Andrew Alexander. 20-year-old, Shaquille Grant, a Resident of Section ‘B’ Greater Georgetown, appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrates’ Court and was not required to enter a plea to the indictable murder charge. The Court heard that […]

La Penitence men charged over gunfight and chopping incident

Two La Penitence residents who sent their neighbourhood into fear last Monday as shots rang out in the area, appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan to answer to two separate charges. One of the men was remanded to prison for discharging a loaded firearm, while the other was placed on $60,000 bail from chopping the […]

CANU seeking whereabouts of local biker and others for $550 Million cocaine in timber bust; Race car driver and others in custody

Guyana’s lead drug enforcement agency, the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit, is seeking the whereabouts of popular local super bike racer, Stephen Vieira, saw mill owner, Naraine Lall and West Coast Demerara businessman, Tazim Gafoor. The three are being sought by the agency for questioning in connection with Friday night’s 186 pound cocaine find in local […]

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