Crime

Three dead in Fort Wellington early morning accident

Three persons died on the spot and three others including a young baby are in a serious condition following an early morning smash-up at Fort Wellington in Berbice. The three dead persons were identified as 23-year-old taxi driver Carlos Edwards, 61-year-old retired Policeman Hookumchand Parmanand and 36-year-old Shabana Latiff. The dead taxi driver’s baby and […]

Aishalton District Officer arrested on embezzlement allegations

Two weeks after some government employees in the Aishalton area in Region 9 complained about not receiving their salaries, the 18-year-old District Development Officer in the community has been arrested for allegedly embezzling the money. A Police statement said the Officer received $8.2 Million in cash along with the relevant pay sheets for the government […]

Linden woman killed by son in Kara Kara home

The community of Kara Kara in Linden was thrown into shock and disbelief this evening after the lifeless body of a security guard was discovered in her Accabre Drive home. The dead woman has been identified as Rhonda Wilson. Her son who is believed to be in his early 20’s has been arrested for the […]

Murder convict and remand prisoner escape from Lusignan jail

The Guyana Prison Service has confirmed that two prisoners have escaped from the Lusignan jail and efforts are currently underway to locate them. The two escapees have been identified as 24-year-old murder convict Shazam Khalil and 26-year-old remand prisoner, Andrew Chaung who was recently charged for break and enter and larceny. In a statement, the […]

Suspected Drug mule remanded over cocaine bust at CJIA

Two days after a Guyanese traveler was held at the Cheddi Jagan Airport with more than 3 pounds of cocaine stashed in the false bottom of his carry-on luggage, he appeared in Court to face drug trafficking charges. The accused, Adyemi Hinds, entered a not guilty plea when the charge was read to him. He […]

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