Gariban Ali, 22, called “Bagiee” is wanted by the police for questioning in relation to investigations into the murder of Patrick Boodie which occurred on April 15, 2015, at Levi Dam, New Amsterdam, Berbice.
President David Granger this morning convened a high-level meeting to address the recent escalation of violent crime.
A release from GINA said that initial discussions for the development of a broad based strategic crime fighting approach were conducted with Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, Minister of State Joseph Harmon, Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan, Minister of Social Cohesion Amna Ally, Commissioner of Police Seelall Persaud and Deputy Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Colonel Khemraj Persaud.
At about 1900h. last night, police say that businesswoman Angela Hussain, 39 years, of Palmyra, Canje, Berbice, was in her shop when five men, armed with firearms and cutlasses, entered and held her up, along with her family.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said last night that he was recalling his Ambassador to Guyana Reina Margarita Arratia Diaz for consultation, initiating a comprehensive review of relations with this country and reducing the size of Venezuela’s embassy here.
A police constable on duty was killed yesterday morning when his head was crushed by a sand truck while he was assisting in making preparations for the ‘Soca on the Beach’ show at the new Hits and Jams Water World located at Providence, East Bank Demerara (EBD).
Although Ganesh Ramlall’s relatives insist that he was the victim of a hit, Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum yesterday said the information taken from his wife establishes that the businessman was killed during a robbery.
A Brazilian man was killed on Saturday after he was hit to his head with a piece of wood.
According to a police press release, Antonio Rodriguez Da Silva, 57, of Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara, was killed on July 4, at Chinese Creek, Puruni.
Festive flags and the cheers and screams of loyal Guyanese living in Barbados, paved the way for President David Granger’s meet and greet on Sunday morning at Bubba’s Sports Bar, Hastings, Christ Church.
The Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) is seeking quotations for a public awareness campaign on local government authorities (LGAs) as preparations intensify for the staging of local government elections.