Prisoners charged for assaulting each other
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Prisoners charged for assaulting each other

Two female prisoners were Tuesday charged after they assaulted and wounded each other during an altercation at the East La Penitence Police Station Holding Centre. The duo made their appearance before Georgetown Magistrate Faith McGusty where they both denied the charge. The women are Savita Persaud, who is currently on remand for two counts of… […]

22 year old arraigned for ‘White Boy’ murder
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22 year old arraigned for ‘White Boy’ murder

A 22-year-old labourer of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara was earlier today arraigned, at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court, for the murder of 20-year-old Patrick ‘White Boy’ Fraser. Kevin Rose, of Lot 1058 Diamond Housing Scheme, stood before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and was not required to plea to the indictable charge which stated on… […]

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY
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Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Monday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into a garbage truck in Queens, New York. The dead man has been identified as Devendra ‘Joey’ Deonarine, 30, formerly of Bloomfield Village, Corentyne Berbice. The pillion rider was identified as Christopher… […]

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery
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“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on Sunday by Police, has praised the ranks, as she believes that justice has been served. Kelvin Shivgobin, called “Kelly”, one of the three suspected bandits who were killed at Johanna, Black… […]

Several injured in High Street accident
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Several injured in High Street accident

Several persons were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for medical treatment after the minibuses they were travelling in were involved in an accident at High and Princes Streets, Georgetown. INews understands that a Route 42 minibus BXX 1938 was traversing along High Street  reportedly at a fast rate when it collided with… […]

1 confesses to killing “White Boy”
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1 confesses to killing “White Boy”

One man has reportedly confessed to killing 23-year-old Patrick Matthew Fraser also called “White Boy”, who was fatally shot at Norton Street, Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara (EBD). This was confirmed by a senior police officer who told INews that detectives are on the hunt for a second person who was implicated in the murder. Both… […]

Police dismantle robbery gang during shootout
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Police dismantle robbery gang during shootout

Acting on information received that strange persons were seen in the backlands of Mibicuri, Black Bush Polder, a team of police ranks ventured out to the area on Sunday and whilst combing the area, they came under rapid gunfire. The ranks immediately took up tactical positions and returned fire in the general direction from where… […]

Teen accused of snatching cellphone on $50,000 bail
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Teen accused of snatching cellphone on $50,000 bail

A 19-year-old, who snatched a cellular phone, on Tuesday appeared before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to the charge of simple larceny. Denzil Benjamin of Lot 84 D’Urban Street, Georgetown, stood before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and denied the charge which stated that on May 6, 2019, at Robb and King Streets, Georgetown, he… […]