Crime

Mahdia school dorm fire claims 20th life

A 13-year-old girl, who sustained multiple burn injuries during the Mahdia dormitory fire, passed away today, pushing the death toll from the tragedy to 20. The latest victim has been identified as Sheriza Daniels, who lived in Micobie in Region Eight. The Georgetown Hospital confirmed that the child passed away this morning in the Intensive […]

Local Pilot to face trafficking in persons charges -Police

The Guyana Police Force has announced that it has received advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions to file trafficking-in-persons charges against local pilot and businessman, Orlando Charles of Georgetown. In a Monday night statement, the Police said the 45-year-old pilot has been investigated for 16 counts of trafficking in persons, related to the alleged […]

Suspected accomplice of prison escapee shot dead after arrest by Joint Services; -Police claim he snatched gun and attempted to escape custody

33-year-old Neon Howard, who the Police have indicated was an accomplice in the escape of notorious death row inmate, Royden Williams aka Smallie, was shot dead by members of the Joint Services after he was already under arrest, but allegedly made an attempt to escape. In a statement this evening, the Guyana Police Force said […]

BREAKING: Four prison officers and two others charged and remanded to jail over escape of death row inmate

Four prison officers, a Venezuelan woman and a Parika resident were this afternoon charged and remanded to prison over the escape of notorious death row inmate and convicted mass murderer, Royden Williams aka “Smallie”. Appearing via Zoom before Magistrate Christel Lambert of the Bartica Magistrates’ Court, Prison Officers Alexander Hopkinson, Conroy Hosannah, Omar Witherspoon and […]

84-year-old woman dies after hit down by garbage truck

An 84-year-old woman lost her life in Buxton on Tuesday afternoon after being hit down by a reversing garbage truck. The elderly woman has been identified by relatives as Elaine Williams. The driver of the truck, 32-year-old Timothy Franklin Baynes, told Police investigators that he was reversing along the Sideline Dam access road when he […]

Attorney writes Chancellor and Top Cop over Police release of video interview of Sir Mars’ murder accused

Attorney-at-Law Bernard Da Silva has written the acting Commissioner of Police, Clifton Hicken over the release of the Police interrogation of murder accused Brian Richards to a media house. Richards is currently on remand over the murder of Deputy Headteacher and Actor Kirwyn Mars. In the letter, which was also copied to the Chancellor of […]