Crime


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PPP blasts Granger administration for allowing criminals to be “here, there and everywhere”

Although the Guyana Police Force has reported a more than 15% drop in serious crimes when compared to 2015, the Opposition, People’s Progressive Party is still not impressed with the government’s efforts to tackle the crime problem facing the country. In a Monday morning statement, the PPP highlighted the recent robbery outside the UNDP office […]

One dead, another critical following Rio nightclub shooting

One man was shot dead and another is battling for his life after an early morning shooting incident that began inside the Rio nightclub and ended on the outside. Dead is 19-year-old Ryan Sergeant aka Harry. His lifeless body was removed from outside the club and dumped outside the Woodlands Hospital by a group of […]

Bahamian man charged for murder of Guyanese teacher

30-year-old Bahamas national, Alister Williams, was on Tuesday, charged for the brutal murder of Guyanese teacher, Marisha Bowen. The woman, who was pregnant,  was found lifeless with a slit throat in her Bahamas apartment last week. The accused, Alister Williams was told that he would not be allowed to enter a plea to the charge […]

Public’s help being sought in identifying Sleepin robbers

Police investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying two men who carried out an armed robbery at the Sleep In Hotel on Church Street, Georgetown on Tuesday night. One of the men was armed with a handgun. It was around 7:45pm that the men barged into the hotel and held the Front Desk Attendant […]

Woman busted with over 20 lbs of cocaine in suitcase at CJIA

Agents of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit have arrested yet another woman during her bid to ferry cocaine out of Guyana. The 44-year-old Guyanese woman was an outgoing passenger to New York city when CANU agents found over 20 pounds of cocaine concealed in the false sides of her suitcases. She was immediately arrested and […]

Two inmates escape from Lusignan Prison during farm labour

The Guyana Police Force and the Guyana Prison Service have launched a massive search for two prisoners who escaped from the Lusignan Prison on Monday morning while labouring at the prison farm. The Lusignan Prison is located on the East Coast of Demerara and usually houses inmates who are serving time for less serious offenses. […]

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