Serious crimes up by 5 % – police

The Guyana Police Force has recorded an overall increase in serious crimes by five per cent from January to the end of November, compared to the same period last year.

There were 3,690 reports compared to 3,522 for the same period in 2012, police said in a press release. Some of the offences monitored are murder, robbery under arms, robbery with violence, larceny from the person, break and enter and larceny, burglary, rape and kidnapping.

A total of 130 murders were recorded at the end of November 2013 in comparison to 126 murders for the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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