Crime

Police woman uses service weapon to take own life

A female special constable of the Guyana Police Force is believed to have taken her own life earlier this evening, by reportedly shooting herself to the throat while on the job. The incident took place in Anna Regina in the compound of the CARICOM Rice Mills where the woman was stationed as an armed guard. […]

“Handy man” stabbed to death during Bourda market row

“Thursday afternoon shopping at the Bourda market came to a pause as a vagrant who did odd jobs in the area was stabbed to death by another man, also believed to be a vagrant. The dead man’s name has been given as Jerome Cumberbatch aka “Crekateh”. Reports are that just around 4 o’ clock, Cumberbatch […]

Security guard dies in East Coast mini-bus smash up

A security guard lost his life early Sunday morning when two mini-buses collided along the Le Resouvenir Public Road, East Coast Demerara. In a statement, the Police said while several other persons suffered injuries, 53-year-old Clive Hercules of Canal Number Two Polder died. The fatal accident occurred at about 04:30 hrs and involved Minibus PTT […]

16-year-old stabbed to death by 17-year-old at School Fair

A school concert turned deadly at Covent Garden on Saturday night when 16-year-old Covent Garden Secondary School student, Brian Charles Yearwood, was stabbed to death by a 17-year-old Kaneville youth. The assailant is on the run and is believed to be a school drop out. The incident took place in the compound of the Covent […]

Contracts approved for expansion of Mazaruni Prison

Over $55 million has been approved to upgrade and expand the Mazaruni Prison in Region Seven. The move is in keeping with President David Granger’s stated commitment to ensure that Guyana’s prisoners are housed under humane conditions. The upgrade and expansion will also pave the way for the transferal of several prisoners who are serving […]

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