Crime

Manager Charged over alleged rental of rooms in nightclub for prostitution purposes

The Manager of the Rio nightclub, Andy Bynoe aka “Montana”,  was today charged with renting rooms at the nightclub for prostitution purposes. Bynoe made his first Court appearance this morning before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and denied the allegations that were made against him in the charge. The Prosecutor told the Court that between the 1st […]

Female UG student arrested in bomb threat probe

A female student of the University of Guyana has been arrested for questioning in connection with the bomb threats that were made against the University on Tuesday and Wednesday. The young woman was arrested at her workplace. She is being questioned at CID headquarters, Eve Leary. She is believed to be a close relative of […]

UG forced to cancel all classes following bomb threats

All classes at the University of Guyana Turkeyen campus were cancelled today following several bomb threats against the tertiary institution. The Police and the Bomb Squad were called in as students and lecturers were hurried out of the classrooms and the compound. Speaking to News Source, the University’s Vice Chancellor, Dr. Ivelaw Griffith related that […]

Five years in jail for man busted with large quantity of marijuana and cocaine in Charlestown house

Two days after CANU investigators seized a quantity of cocaine and marijuana at a Charlestown house, the two persons arrested appeared in Court today. 58-year-old, Courtney Demonick appeared and pleaded guilty to having over 196 pounds pounds of marijuana and 20 grams of cocaine in his possession for the purpose of trafficking. Before sentencing, the […]

Jagdeo welcomes firing of SOCU Adviser and resignation of Deputy Head

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo today welcomed the firing of the British Special Advisor to the Special Organised Crime Unit, Sam Sittlington and the resignation of the British Deputy Head of the same unit, Sheronie James. Sittlington’s contract was terminated by the British High Commission following revelations that he has registered a private fraud investigative company […]

BREAKING: British Government terminates contract with SOCU’s Advisor Sam Sittlington

The British Government has terminated the contract with British Financial Crimes Expert, Dr. Sam Sittlington, who served as a Special Advisor to the Special Organised Crime Unit of the Guyana Police Force. The decision was made this morning and later announced by the British High Commission in Guyana. “In light of information about Dr Sam […]