Crime

Taxi driver remanded to jail for murder of teacher Kescia Branche

After several arrests and almost a month of investigations, a taxi driver was today charged for the murder of 23-Year-old high school teacher, Kescia Branche. Taxi driver Matthew Monroe made his first appearance in Court this afternoon and was not required to enter a plea to the indictable charge of murder. Dressed in black pants and […]

Watchman confesses to murder of Berbice waitress -Police

Police investigators in West Berbice are reporting this evening that one of the suspects in the murder of a 22 year old part time waitress, has confessed to the crime. The man, who is a watchman, was among three persons who were arrested as the probe widened.  The partly naked body of the woman was found […]

Blanhum now 2nd in Command at A’ Division

It appears as though the Administration has started to move on the recommendations of the Paul Slowe Commission of Inquiry into allegations of an assassination plot against the president. Senior Superintendent of Police, Wendell Blanhum, who was criticized in the report for his poor investigation of the matter, has been removed as Crime Chief and […]

Father and son charged over assault of man outside Stabroek Market

A Father and son found themselves in same Courtroom yesterday charge for wounding another man. The two men, Shawn Griffith and Shawn Griffith junior stood before the Chief Magistrate, as the court Court was told that on the 18th November at Stabroek Market, with the intent mime disfigure and cause grievous bodily harm, Shawn Griffith […]

Female cattle farmer dies in early morning accident

The Guyana Police Force has taken the driver of a motor lorry into custody following an early morning road accident along the East Coast of Demerara which resulted in the death of 73-year-old cattle farmer, Moodnie Persaud. The incident occurred around 06:30 this morning on the Le Ressouvenir Public Road, ECD, as the woman was […]

Concerns over State Security forced Government’s decision to request hold on Police promotions -President

President David Granger this morning said his government intends to respect the High Court’s ruling which has rendered the directive to the Police Service Commission to put a hold on the planned promotions of Senior Police Officers, as unlawful and unconstitutional. But while the Head of State has noted admiration for the ruling handed down […]

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