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Vendor remanded on drug trafficking charge

A 27-year-old vendor, who was allegedly caught red-handed by the police with marijuana was today remanded to prison for drug trafficking. Dwayne Edwards of Seaforth Street, Campbellville, Georgetown appeared before Magistrate Judy…

Cyclist killed by drunk driver  

A 37-year-old resident of La Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara is in police custody after he allegedly crashed into a pedal cyclist early this morning on the Pouderoyen Public Road, West Coast Demerara. Sixty-year-old Keith Redmond…

Elderly man killed in Sophia accident

Police are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 19:30hrs on Friday on Dennis Street, Sophia, which resulted in the death of pedal cyclist Mohan Ramkellawan, 72, years, of South Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara.…

3 years jail for planting Cannabis

A Rupununi Farmer was today sentenced to three years jail and fined $15,000 for planting cannabis. Kenneth Thompson appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court where he admitted that on April 18, 2018,…

Man who killed Mahaica wife dies

Dhanraj Maraj died at the Mahaicony Hospital, hours after he stabbed his young wife to death and ingested a poisonous substance. The 43-year-old man was a labourer who fathered two children with the now dead 23-year-old Deomattie Persaud…