Crime

US Embassy revokes visas of PPP MPs and others charged in GRDB fraud

The Peoples Progressive Party last evening announced that two of its members of parliament who were recently charged in connection with a multi-million dollar fraud, have had their US visas revoked. The two members, Dharamkumar Seeraj and Nigel Dharamlall, recently received letters from the Consular Section of the US Embassy Georgetown, informing them that their […]

Widow charged for forging late husband’s will

In death, they parted, but a 59-year-old widow found herself before a City Magistrate today facing a forgery charge in connection with her late husband’s will. The woman, Lillawattie Persaud of Vreed en hoop, West Coast Demerara, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Court heard that on or around December 11, 2015, the woman […]

Bartica man remanded to jail over marijuana bust

A Bartica resident was today remanded to Prison after he was caught with over one pound of marijuana. 31-year-old Junior Stevens appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman and entered a plea of not guilty, when the charge was read to him. The charge stated that on June 11th at Fifth Street, Bartica, he was caught with […]