Crime

Guyana registered vessel held in Senegal with containers of ammunition; Ukranian crew arrested

Customs Agents in Senegal have seized a Guyana registered vessel that arrived in the West African country with three containers of ammunition on board. The ammunitions that were found onboard the cargo vessel “Eolika” or “Eureka” are believed to be worth more than US$5 million. The authorities in Senegal did not provide details about the […]

CANU finds over 36lbs marijuana in foreign vessel at GNIC wharf

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) today announced that it has questioned 19 foreign nationals in relation to a quantity of marijuana that was found in the wee hours of Wednesday morning on a foreign registered vessel at the GNIC Wharf in Georgetown. CANU said it conducted a special operation on the vessel which was scheduled […]

Fiery protests erupt in Dartmouth over manslaughter charge for Policeman accused of killing businessman

Residents of Dartmouth on the Essequibo Coast after holding off protests for over four months, launched a massive protest this morning over the killing of businessman Orin Boston Jr. The residents are upset that the Policeman accused of shooting the businessman dead in his bed was charged for manslaughter and not the more serious charge […]

Policeman should have been charged for murder in killing of Essequibo businessman – says Attorney Hughes

The Attorney representing the interest of the family of businessman Orin Boston who was shot dead in his bead by a policeman believes a murder charge should have been filed against the policeman and not manslaughter. Last Friday, the policeman Sherwin Peters of the SWAT Unit and who is originally from Linden appeared in Court […]

Sherod Duncan on $200,000 bail over cybercrime charge

Outspoken Opposition Member of Parliament and Talk Show host, Sherod Duncan appeared in Court this morning at the Diamond Magistrates’ Court where he was charged for a cybercrime offense, related to statements he allegedly made on his online talk show about the Information Technology Manager at GECOM, Aneal Giddings. Duncan was represented by Attorneys Nigel […]

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