Crime

Duo charged and remanded for murder of miner at Madhia

Two men were charged on Tuesday for the murder of Shawn Clarke who went missing several weeks ago in the Mahdia area. Thirty three-year-old Shane Mc Almont and 28-year-old Marlon Joseph called ‘Short Man’, both of 111 Miles Mahdia, Potaro were charged today with Murder and Accessory to Murder respectively. They appeared before Chief Magistrate […]

Sanjay’s lose millions in late night heist

Well known Georgetown businessman and jeweler, Sanjay Persaud, says he has been left counting millions of dollars in losses after he was allegedly tied up and his business place robbed of millions of dollars in cash and jewellery.  Persaud claims that he was entering his Sheriff Street business place, where he also lives, just after […]

Suspect arrested, Confesses to murdering Herstelling man

Police have arrested the prime suspect in the murder of Terry Lacahand who was found murdered in his Herstelling, East Bank Demerara home on Thursday night. The male who is in police custody has confessed to the murder, police said. The suspect was not identified. Investigations revealed that Lacahand was strangled to death. The body of […]

One person in custody being grilled about Berbice triple murder

Police investigators have confirmed that one person has been arrested as they continue to probe a triple murder that occurred in the backlands of Black Bush Polder, Berbice. Investigators would not identify the suspect who is currently being questioned. Three members of a family, including a 15-year-old boy were found dead in the backlands of the […]

Drop in centre fire deaths Preliminary report handed over

(MOTP)  The Preliminary Report of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) established to probe the circumstances surrounding the fire at the Hadfield Street Drop In Centre, which resulted in the deaths of two young children, was today handed over to Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, at the Ministry of the Presidency by Commissioner, Retired Colonel […]

Man found bound and naked in Herstelling home

The body of a man in his early 50’s was found bound and naked in his Herstelling home late on Thursday night. ‘A’ Division Commander Clifton Hicken confirmed the discovery and said a rope was found tied around the man’s neck. Hicken said police are continuing their investigation and expects to have a post mortem […]

GPHC Matron to proceed on leave as management launches investigation

Management of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) along with members of the Board have taken a decision to send Matron Colleen Hicks on administrative leave as complaints continue to mount against her alleged intractable behaviour. Board Chairman Max Hanoman made the announcement on Thursday and said the decision was taken to allow for a […]