Five in custody over gruesome murder of BV woman

Police investigators have taken five men into custody over the gruesome murder of 18-year-old Ranella Benfield, of 99 Canterbury Walk, Beterverwagting, ECD. The young woman who worked at Qualfon as a receptionist was last seen alive on Saturday.  Her body was discovered early this morning in a cemetery in the BV area with her face […]

BREAKING: Police called in as “out of order” Edghill refuses to leave Parliamentary Chambers on Speaker’s orders

Drama unfolded in the National Assembly just after after 12 noon today when Member of Parliament for the People’s Progressive Party, Bishop Juan Edghill, refused to leave the Parliamentary Chamber after being ordered to do so by the Speaker. “I will not be leaving”, Edghill shouted as he took his seat and refused to follow […]

Body of woman found in BV cemetery with face badly disfigured

Police investigators have moved into the Beterverwaghting area on the East Coast of Demerara after the body of a woman was discovered in the cemetery in the community. The discovery was made this morning and the woman’s face appeared to have been disfigured completely. She has already been identified as a resident of the same […]

New Prison Vessel launched to ferry prisoners to Mazaruni

The Guyana Prison Service now has a new vessel for the transport of prisoners and goods to the high security Mazaruni Prison. The Marine Launch Troy Williams (M.L. Troy W.) was officially launched at the Guyana National Industrial Company (GNIC) wharf on Saturday morning. The $127 Million vessel is named after the late prison officer, […]

Police ranks charged and granted bail for allegedly stealing money from gold miner

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today, two young Police ranks found themselves facing larceny charges. The two ranks, 23-year-old Tevin Headley and 24-year-old Delon Sobers, were charged with allegedly stealing $500,000 in cash from gold miner, Brian Hopkinson. The Court was told that the incident occurred on the 11th October at Bartica. However, the Attorney […]

Security guard charged and remanded for murder of waitress; Magistrate orders psychiatric evaluation

A Security Guard, who was recently arrested and questioned about the murder of a Berbice waitress was today charged and remanded to jail for the woman’s murder. 38-year-old, Odit Thom aka Persaud, made his first appearance at the Fort Wellington Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Rhandel Weaver and was remanded to jail. The Magistrate also ordered […]

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