Crime

GRDB General Manager and others charged for Guyana Marketing Corporation building construction fraud

General Manager of the Guyana Rice Development Board, Nizam Hassan who is the Former General Manager of the Guyana Marketing Corporation (GMC) and a female co-accused were on Monday charged in a multi-million-dollar construction fraud of the Guyana Marketing Corporation office building at Robb and Alexander Streets in Georgetown. The duo appeared before Chief Magistrate […]

Businessmen arrested after found with unlicensed shotgun, live cartridges and marijuana

Two businessmen, one from Linden and another from Diamond, were taken into police on Wednesday after an unlicensed shotgun, three live cartridges and a small quantity of cannabis were found in their places of business, at Omai Landing, Region 8. Police said the items were discovered during separate raids which were conducted early Wednesday morning. […]

Bandit shot and killed while attempting to invade Diamond home

  One of two armed bandits was shot and killed by a licensed firearm holder early Wednesday morning as they attempted to break into his Diamond home. Police investigations revealed that about 02:15hrs, the 38-year-old Miner was awaken by a loud noise coming from the lower flat of his house. Upon investigating he saw two […]

Corentyne woman chopped to death by neighbor

Police Investigators were this morning called to a house in Belvedere, Corentyne where the decapitated body of a woman was found. The dead woman who was identified as 53-year- old Bhulmattie Deolall was found with several chop wounds about her body. The woman had been attacked in her yard, just before noon, in the presence […]

Barry Dataram now under investigation by SOCU

Already serving an eight year jail sentence for cocaine trafficking and other charges related to trying to escape sentencing, convicted and self confessed drug lord, Barry Dataram, may have more legal troubles heading his way. The Special Organised Crime Unit has opened investigations into Dataram’s assets and his possible links to money laundering. A senior […]

Two Policemen stabbed by drunk patron outside Lethem nightclub

A Police Constable is hospitalised and nursing stab wounds about his body, while another police officer was treated and discharged for stab wounds to his body also. The two constables were attacked by a drunk patron outside a Lethem nightclub early on Sunday morning as they intervened in a confrontation between the man and a […]

Unemployed woman busted with cocaine strapped to her body

A 31-year-old woman was on Thursday busted with a quantity of cocaine strapped to her body while attempting to leave Guyana’s shores for Suriname. The Police said the bust amounted to 668 grams and the interception was made at No. 78 Foreshore, Corriverton, Berbice. The woman was identified as Senimelia Alizzia Lewis, of 84 Sugar […]

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