Crime

Police issue wanted bulletin for Barry Dataram and reputed wife

Two weeks after they disappeared from Guyana without a trace, the Guyana Police Force has issued wanted bulletins for convicted and self confessed drug dealer, Barry Dataram and his reputed wife, Anjanine Boodnarine. It is believed that the two may be hiding out in Suriname.  Both Dataram and Boodnarine jumped their $4 Million bail that […]

Rohee wants government to accept blame for Dataram’s escape but dodges questions about Roger Khan’s escape under PPP

The opposition People’s Progressive Party has maintained that the APNU+AFC administration must accept blame for the escape of self-confessed drug lord Barry Dataram, days after President David Granger removed blame from the state but urged that everything possible be done to have him returned to Guyana. PPP General Secretary Clement Rohee told a new conference […]

PGS Security foils attempted robbery of late night deposit; Guard injured, Bandits escape empty handed

Security Guards attached to the Professional Guard Service’s Cash-in-Transit Unit were able to foil an attempt by gunmen to snatch a large sum of cash that they were depositing at Demerara Bank on Camp Street. The incident took place just around midnight on Sunday. According to eyewitnesses, the PGS security vehicle had just turned onto […]

Seized illegal aircraft flown to Timehri as probe continues

The Guyana Defence Force has announced that the illegal aircraft that was recently discovered hidden by camouflage material and under trees at an airstrip in Yupukari, has  been repaired and flown from Yupukari to Timehri.   The aircraft is the subject of a wide scale investigation by law enforcement agencies and a Commission of Inquiry has also been […]

Former Roger Khan bodyguard turns self in and three others arrested with guns as Rio shooting death probe continues

A Former bodyguard for convicted drug lord, Roger Khan, has turned himself into police and three other persons have been arrested as investigators widened their probe into the early Monday morning shooting death of a 19-year-old man outside the Rio Nightclub. The former bodyguard has been identified by law enforcement sources as Lloyd Roberts. He […]

East Coast man chops son to death after youth defends mother

An Annandale, East Coast Demerara family has been plunged into mourning following the brutal early morning murder of a 24-year-old man by his own father. The dead young man has been identified as Mohesh Chand who worked as truck operator.  He was brutally stabbed and chopped to death early on Thursday morning by his father, […]

Cattle Farmer found murdered in Berbice backdam; Family suspect land row as the cause issue may have been the cause

Police in the East Canje area in Berbice, have launched an investigation into the murder of a cattle farmer in the community. Dead is 38-year-old Ramnarine Itwaru of Gangaram Settlement, East Canje, Berbice. The man’s lifeless body was discovered on Tuesday afternoon by a fisherman, hours after he had left his home to tend to […]