Crime

Husband and wife die in Septic tank collapse

A Timehri couple lost their lives tragically on Thursday night in a freak accident in their own backyard as their septic tank collapsed. The wife, 42-year-old Camille Dwarka was heading to the toilet in the backyard when it is suspected that the concrete septic tank collapsed as she walked across it. A niece heard her […]

Clear violation of procedures in SWAT Unit’s deadly raid -AFC

Leader of the Alliance for Change and former Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan today described the SWAT Unit’s shooting death of Essequibo businessman Orin Boston as deeply disturbing and troubling. At an AFC press conference this afternoon, Mr. Ramjattan said there was an obvious violation of operating procedures by the SWAT Unit and outright criminality […]

SWAT Shooting Death: Businessman’s lungs and arteries badly damaged by bullet that claimed his life

A post-mortem examination was conducted today on the body of Essequibo businessman Orin Boston who was shot dead during an operation by the SWAT Unit of the Guyana Police Force. Sources familiar with the post-mortem report told News Source that the examination found that the bullet that took the businessman’s life entered his body from […]

Family of Essequibo businessman killed by SWAT member demands independent probe

Despite the assurances offered by the Police Commissioner, the family of Essequibo businessman Orin Boston who was shot dead during a Police SWAT Unit operation at his home is demanding an independent investigation. In a statement released through their Attorneys Nigel Hughes and Konyo Sandiford, the family said they want independent professional investigators with the […]

Essequibo businessman was shot while asleep -says wife

As tempers continue to flare on in the Essequibo village of Dartmouth over the Police shooting death of businessman Orin Boston, the businessman’s wife is disputing the Police Force’s version of events which claimed that the businessman was shot during a confrontation with the Police. The wife said he was killed while asleep. According to […]

Police shooting death of Essequibo businessman triggers fiery protests; Top Cop instructs immediate probe

Police Commissioner (ag) Nigel Hoppie ordered an immediate probe this morning into the Police shooting death of Essequibo businessman Orin Boston. The businessman was at his Dartmouth Essequibo home when members of the Polie SWAT Unit arrived at 4:40 this morning to conduct a search. According to a Police statement, during the early morning search […]

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