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Montrose man remanded for stabbing death of ex-wife

A 38-year-old labourer of Montrose, East Coast Demerara (ECD) appeared at the Vigilance Magistrate’s Court today and was charged with stabbing his ex-wife to death. The Accused, Clive Wilson known as ‘Boyzee’ appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore and was not required to enter a plea to the indictable charge which stated that on August 25, […]

People in my “bad book” lose privileges -Jagdeo

While admitting that it is his voice on a profanity-laced recorded conversation, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo today said he was angry at the time and it was all over the visit of Jamaican cricketer Chris Gayle to Linden on the same day that the People’s National Congress was hosting a rally. Jagdeo, who said he […]

Linden man found guilty of raping 6-year-old girl

A 45-year-old man from Linden was yesterday found guilty of raping a 6-year-old girl and sexually assaulting her.  The convict, Selwyn Lancaster offered no comment to the Court after the 12 member jury returned the guilty verdict on Wednesday. The incident took place in November last year while Lancaster was visiting the home of the […]

Trinidad Police rescue 69 persons from slave-like conditions at Church facility

(Trinidad Guardian) Six­ty-nine peo­ple rang­ing from the ages of 19 to 70 years have been found locked away in cages at a church lo­cat­ed along the East­ern Main Road in Arou­ca on Wednes­day morn­ing. These peo­ple both men and women are be­lieved to be vic­tims of “mod­ern day slav­ery” and “hu­man traf­fick­ing” ac­cord­ing to Com­mis­sion­er of […]

Another murder accused opts for a guilty plea to manslaughter

Another murder accused today decided to enter a guilty plea to the lesser count of manslaughter. 19-year-old, Rovindra Singh appeared before Justice Jo-ann Barlow this afternoon and indicated that he has decided to enter a guilty plea to the lesser count of manslaughter. He was facing a murder charge for the chopping death of 70-year-old […]

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