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Two freed of 2017 Freeman St. murder

Two men were Monday found not guilty by a 12-member jury for the 2017 murder of 58-year-old businessman Fazal Shaheed, who was shot during an armed robbery at Freeman Street, East La Penitence. Shawn DaSantos and Stephen Howard, both…

Man to stand trial for murder of brother-in-law

A 23-year-old man was on Monday committed to stand trial at the Demerara High Court for the murder of his brother-in-law, Daniel Boutrin. Martin Blair, formerly of ‘D’ Field, Sophia, Georgetown, was before Magistrate Rochelle Liverpool,…

Two men found with GPL meters, wires arrested

Police on the West Coast of Demerara have arrested two men who were found with Guyana Power and Light (GPL) electrical wires and meters in their possession. It is suspected that the men, aged 58 and 33, were stealing electricity. The…

Farmer, 20, pinned to death by tractor

Relatives are mourning the loss of a young farmer who was pinned to death by a tractor at Vryheid, West Canje backdam in Region Six on Sunday. Dead is Samuel Singh, 20 of Dun Robin Farm, Corentyne, Berbice. Manoj Singh, one of his…

Motorcyclist dies in NA crash

A 28-year-old man identified as Rodrigues Anthon died Saturday afternoon after he lost control of the motorcycle (CH 2475) he was driving and crashed. Police Headquarters reported that the accident occurred at about 17:30hrs at Asylum…