Crime

$50,000 bail for man who lashed “bully” to head during drunken row

With his head wrapped in bandage, a North West District man was released on $50,000 bail today after he appeared before the Chief Magistrate charged for wounding another man, who he described as a bully. 25-year-old, Benedict Daniels stood before Chief Magistrate, Ann Mclennan and pleaded not guilty to the offence of unlawful wounding. It […]

Port Kaituma man remanded over murder charge

  A 46-Year-Old, Port Kaituma resident, appeared before a City Magistrate and was immediately remanded to prison for the murder of a man called “White Boy”. The accused Charles Leonard, stood before Chief Magistrate, Ann Mclennan and was not required to answer to the capital charge of murder. The charge stated, that between the 5th […]

New 911 Emergency system to become operational within weeks

A new and improved 911 emergency call system should be put into full operation within the next few weeks. That assurance came from Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan. During a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Minister Ramjattan explained that the new system is already in place but is currently being tested by the two telephone […]

Three charged for shocking murder of two elderly women

One week after the lifeless bodies of two elderly women were found in their Albert Street home, three men from the Albouystown Community were today charged and remanded to prison for the double murder. Appearing in Court this afternoon were 25-year-old, Imran Khan, 26-year-old, Steven Andrews and 23-year-old, Phillip Suffrein. The men had a blank […]

Police probing leak of “smallie’s” nude prison pic

The Guyana Police Force has announced that it is probing the leak of a nude photograph of recaptured convicted murderer, Royden Williams aka Smallie. The photograph was reportedly taken moments after the escapee was recaptured and while he was being processed at the Camp Street prison. It was leaked to social media. In a statement […]

Youth sentenced to community service and counseling for assaulting stepfather during drunken rage

Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan today exercised some level leniency, as she ordered an unemployed youth to have counseling for one year, while also sentencing him to six months of community service. The young man made his first appearance in Court today and faced charges of unlawfully wounding his Stepfather, escaping lawful custody and causing damage […]

No Bail for robbery accused now facing attempted murder charges

With his head buried in his tee-shirt, a Non Pareil man, who faced robbery charges in the past, was back in Court today facing an attempted murder charge. 29-year-old, Kurt Kendall stood before Chief Magistrate, Ann Mclennan and was not required to enter a plea to the charge. The charge stated that on the 3rd […]

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