Two Killed, others shot and stabbed as West Indian Day Carnival begins in Brooklyn

(NY Daily News) At least five people were shot, two fatally, as gunshots erupted at the bustling J’Ouvert celebration in Brooklyn despite NYPD doubling its parade patrols. The annual West Indian heritage celebration was marred by deadly violence for a second consecutive year. Cops rushed to eastern Prospect Park before 4 a.m. following reports that […]

Cummings Lodge woman found stabbed to death in home

Police investigators are probing the murder of a Cummings Lodge woman. The 48-year-old woman has been identified as Anita Mohan. She was found badly beaten and stabbed to death early last evening in her Cummings Lodge home. Her son made the discovery when he returned home from work. The woman may have been dead for hours […]

Acting Police Commissioner lashes out at rogue cops and warns against harassing the public

(GINA)  Acting Commissioner of Police, David Ramnarine said that taxpayers’ money will not be wasted to interdict members of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) who breach the code of conduct. Commissioner Ramnarine was on Saturday, addressing ranks of the Guyana Police Force’s Traffic and Anti-crime Patrols, at the Officers’ Mess Annexe, Eve Leary. This officers’ […]

Public Security Ministry building capacity for Forensic lab to conduct internationally recognised DNA testing

(GINA)  The Ministry of Public Security is building the capacity of the forensic laboratory so that in the long run, the facility can provide DNA and gun residue testing which are internationally recognised. This capacity training is being developed through the Ministry’s Citizen Security Strengthening Programme (CSSP). In a recent interview with the Government Information […]

Contractor charged for murder and attempted murder over bridge shooting

Thirty-eight year old landscape contractor, Robert Benn, was remanded to prison on Monday morning after being charged for murder in the death of 23-year-old, Colin Perreira and the attempted murder of Perreira’s girlfriend, Gail-Ann Charon. Dressed in black pants and white shirt, Benn stood quietly as the murder and attempted murder charges were read to him. […]

Two men remanded to prison for cocaine in car bust

Two men who were busted last week with over 10 pounds of cocaine in the car that they were traveling in, have been remanded to prison after being slapped with drug trafficking charges. The duo, 37-year-old Jason Ali of Parfaite Harmonie and 45-year-old Amir Mohammed of #79 Village, Corentyne, Berbice, walked into the courtyard handcuffed […]