Crime

Two Policemen stabbed by drunk patron outside Lethem nightclub

A Police Constable is hospitalised and nursing stab wounds about his body, while another police officer was treated and discharged for stab wounds to his body also. The two constables were attacked by a drunk patron outside a Lethem nightclub early on Sunday morning as they intervened in a confrontation between the man and a […]

Unemployed woman busted with cocaine strapped to her body

A 31-year-old woman was on Thursday busted with a quantity of cocaine strapped to her body while attempting to leave Guyana’s shores for Suriname. The Police said the bust amounted to 668 grams and the interception was made at No. 78 Foreshore, Corriverton, Berbice. The woman was identified as Senimelia Alizzia Lewis, of 84 Sugar […]

AK-47 and ammunition discovered behind wardrobe in Linden house

The Guyana Police Force is praising co-operation between citizens and the Police Force and believes that cooperation has resulted in the seizure of a high-powered weapon and several matching rounds of ammunition in Linden. Police investigators say they were able to retrieve a high powered AK 47 Rifle, two magazines and fifteen rounds of matching ammunition, […]

BM Soat Manager shot to thigh during robbery

Police investigators are this evening probing the robbery and shooting of BM Soat Manager, Rameez Mohammed. He was shot to the thigh just outside his Croal Street car dealership by gunman as he was about to enter his car. Reports indicate that Mohammed was relieved of a bag of money that he was carrying  at […]

US Customs agent to testify via video in local gold smuggling case

A  United States Customs and Border Protection Officer is slated to give evidence in a gold smuggling case against a local businessman. The Officer is the latest and seemingly the last of several overseas witnesses to offer testimony in the case against Christopher Baldeo. In this case, Baldeo is charged with smuggling four gold bars […]

DPP to advise on possible charges over Guyana Marketing Corporation alleged fraud

The Director of Public Prosecutions is currently assessing whether any criminal or other charges could be brought against persons believed to be involved in fraud and mismanagement at the Guyana Marketing Corporation. The Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) recently completed and forwarded a report on its investigation into irregularities at GMC for advice. An audit […]

Police Commissioner (ag) complains about Magistrates and Judges granting bail in too many cases

Members of the Judicial bench have come up in for stinging criticism from Police Commissioner (acting) David Ramnarine over the granting of bail to persons who are charged and taken before the courts on serious offenses. Ramnarine said there are several cases where he believes “insensitivity and carelessness” are shown in granting persons their pre-trial […]