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Cop under arrest for death of pedestrian

A Police Constable attached to the Leonora Police Station, West Coast Demerara, Quincy Holder, is under close arrest following the death of a 57-year-old woman whom he struck down on Tuesday morning (August 15) on the Success Public Road,…

Three arrested by narco police following raid

By Leroy Smith Ranks from the Guyana Police Force narcotics branch arrested three persons this morning following a raid which lasted to just after noon at two houses at Continental Park, East Bank Demerara. A man, who was assisting the…

4 years jail, $1.2M fine for 5lbs marijuana

A 40-year-old Taxi Driver was sentenced to four years jail and fined $1.2M for the possession of five pounds of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking. Raymond Peters of Kuru Kururu, East Bank Demerara (EBD), appeared before Magistrate…

Duo charged with bus park murder

After seven months of investigation, the police on Wednesday charged two men for the murder of Rawle Rodrigues, who was fatally stabbed during a robbery at the Route 32 Minibus Park earlier this year. Afabia Yanakana, 26 of Hadfield Street,…

Berbice teen allegedly raped by relative

A 13-year-old New Amsterdam, Berbice girl was reportedly raped on two occasions, allegedly by a relative. News Room understands that the incidents occurred between June 01 and July 04, 2017; however it was only reported to the police on…