Crime

Former murder and robbery accused shot dead in Albouystown

A 26-year-old man who had previously been charged in connection with robberies and a murder, was shot dead in Albouystown this afternoon. Dead is Collis Collison of Better Hope, East Coast Demerara and William Street, Kitty. In an official statement, the Police said Collison was approached by another man who was brandishing a weapon. The […]

GBTI Directors freed of contempt of Court charge

Almost a year and half since contempt of Court charges were filed against the Directors of the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited, the Chief Magistrate threw out the charges today, saying that the Directors should not have been charged in the first place. The Directors were charged over their alleged refusal to provide […]

Chief Magistrate throws out “mickey mouse” private charges against GECOM Chairman and Government nominated Commissioners

Chief Magistrate Ann McClennan this morning threw out the private criminal charges filed against the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission and the three Government nominated Commissioners. The Chief Magistrate said the private charges were frivolous, a waste of the Court’s time and an abuse of the Court. The charges were filed by local engineer […]

Youth accused of pushing girlfriend from car, freed of manslaughter charge over insufficient evidence

Pandemonium broke out at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court this morning as the unlawful death charge against 21-year-old, Rick Sewcharran was dismissed. The charge was related to the death of his girlfriend Sasia Adams, who it was alleged, he pushed from his car. The Chief Magistrate dismissed threw the case out and allowed the young man […]

Guyanese man found murdered and burnt in Georgia

(Atlanta, Georgia) Police in DeKalb County, Georgia are trying to get the public’s help as they probe the murder of 58-year-old Guyanese national, Darnley Colin Marshall. The body of the father of six was found burnt and dumped in a park last Thursday. His Suzuki motorcycle is missing, according to family members. Family members are […]

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