HARARE, (Reuters) – The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a “foreign poacher” who paid for an illegal hunt and he should be extradited to Zimbabwe to face justice, environment minister Oppah Muchinguri said today.
After spending three days in police custody, self-confessed “death squad” member Shawn Hinds was yesterday released on bail, without cooperating with the ranks regarding the revelations he made during a recent interview with HGPTV Nightly News.
A new bail application for Anthony David, one of the four men charged with robbing Land Court judge Nicola Pierre and her husband Mohamed Chand, was denied yesterday, even after the prosecutor in the case was unable to tell the court what evidence the police has that implicates him in the crime.
The opposition PPP/C’s Ganga Persaud has 14 days to file an affidavit in answer to a summons from the representative of the APNU+AFC candidates’ list Harold Lutchman seeking “further and better particulars” from the elections petition he has filed challenging the results of the May 11th polls.
Magistrate Annette Singh has still not received directions from the High Court on how to proceed on the conviction of Samuel Hinds Jnr, who has been found guilty of beating his sister-in-law Tenza Lane and threatening her with a gun last year.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge yesterday announced that the government has enacted regulations to close the lines across the mouths of the three largest navigable rivers of Guyana, the Essequibo, Demerara and Berbice rivers.