Crime

Man who severed hand of ex-girlfriend remanded to jail

The man who went on the run after slashing off one of the hands of his ex-girlfriend, found himself before the court today to face a charge of malicious wounding with intent to murder. The Court heard that on the 23rd April at Beterverwagting,with the intent to commit murder,Warren Dennis, maliciously wounded Alana Hazel, causing […]

57-year-old remanded to jail on new “pay for loan” fraud charges

A businessman who was recently placed on bail in connection with a multi-million dollar car fraud case, found himself back in court today facing new fraud charges. 57 year-old, Clayton Alleyne, was today remanded to prison after he was charged for collecting money under false pretense. The South Bel Air resident appeared before Chief Magistrate […]

Ed Ahmad sentenced to 2 years in jail over US mortgage fraud

A Guyanese born,  Queens businessman who hoped he could skip prison for helping bring down a powerful politician did not get what he wanted. Instead, Brooklyn Federal Judge Dora Irizarry sentenced cooperator Edul Ahmad to two years behind bars Friday for running a mortgage fraud scam. Ahmad was an asset in the feds’ case against […]

Businessman charged for issuing forged check to hardware store

53-year-old businessman, Jerome Singh, appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today and was placed on $75,000 bail after he was charged for issuing a forged cheque at a local Hardware store. The Prosecution’s case states that on the 21st October, 2011 at Toolsie Persaud Limited, the accused presented the cashier with a cheque knowing it […]

Police probing possible assassination plot against President

There is an ongoing police investigation into a possible assassination plot that may have targeted President David Granger. State Minister, Joseph Harmon, confirmed today that an investigation has been launched. He made the disclosure while responding to questions at the post-cabinet briefing. Mr. Harmon said the Administration was provided with information by the Police, that […]

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