Crime

Cevon’s Waste Management workers arrested for attempting to smuggle prohibited items into Lusignan Prison

Three porters attached to the Cevon’s Waste Management company, were arrested on Thursday morning after they attempted to smuggle a large quantity of marijuana and four cartons of cigarettes into the Lusignan Prison. The three were at the Prison to conduct waste disposal services when the bust was made. Prison Director, Gladwin Samuels, confirmed the […]

Father of Eight remanded over two ounces of marijuana

A 25-year-old father of eight, was today refused bail and remanded to jail after being charged with being in possession just over two ounces of marijuana.  The man, Derick Persaud of Mabaruma appeared before the Chief Magistrate and denied the marijuana possession charge. The Court was told that on the 29th July in Aruca River, […]

Two years in jail for TV thief

An 18-year-old man who admitted to breaking into a Lodge, Georgetown house and carting off three television sets will spend the next two years in jail. The man, Joshua Austin, appeared before the Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and announced that he is guilty of the charges. The Court was told that between the 29th and […]

Businessman Nizam Khan denies any role in alleged assassination plot

Denying accusation that he was the instigator of an alleged plot to kill the President, 38-year-old businessman Nizam Khan spent over two hours giving evidence before the Paul Slowe Commission of Inquiry on Monday. The Diamond resident’s posture in the stand appeared self-protective, as he folded his arms and responded to questions put to him with […]

Hadfield St. man charged for discharging loaded firearm at friend

A  Hadfield Street man was today remanded to jail after he was charged for discharging a loaded firearm at his friend. 22-year-old, Osafo Swade, stood before the Chief Magistrate and denied the charge that was laid against him. The charge stated that on the 26th July in Georgetown, he discharged a loaded firearm at his […]

Police Commissioner admits he “suggested” suspects in assassination plot be placed on bail

Testifying before a packed room, Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud on Monday denied allegations that he gave instructions to have Nizam Khan, who faces allegations of plotting to kill President David Granger, released from police custody less than 12 hours after being arrested by police. Several senior police ranks who testified before Persaud, had claimed that he was […]

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