Ron Cole, the driver accused of causing the death of traffic policeman Nakosi ‘Kelvin’ LaFleur on the Eccles, East Bank Demerara public road last year, was last week found guilty of the offence by a city magistrate.
Businessman Saddiqi Rasul, who was charged last month with bank fraud, is still licensed to carry firearms, the Guyana Police Force said last week as it sought to clarify the acting Police Commission-er David Ramnarine’s intervention in his arrest for gun possession.
Martin Atwell, 45, the father of the East Ruimveldt youth who was remanded to prison last week on firearm and ammunition charges, yesterday found himself also before a court on a charge of attempting to pervert the course of justice.
A standoff between the Chairman and the Regional Executive Officer (REO) of the Region Five council relates to the alleged illegal use of an excavator and the Minister of Communities has said he is prepared to reconcile the two sides if asked.
The Muslim scholar rape case was forwarded to Magistrate Alex Moore in February so that the paper committal proceedings could be re-opened, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) said yesterday.
The shortage of drugs and other medical supplies at hospitals, health centres and health posts throughout Region Two were highlighted last week during a visit by the parliamentary sectoral committee on social services.
The National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) on Wednesday announced the winners of its Girls in ICT Day Hashtag Competition:
First Place: Ayumae Gordon (66 likes)
Second Place: Deneita Fredricks (50 likes)
Third Place: Rebekah Wilson (36 likes)
In a press release, the NFMU thanked all the girls who participated in the competition, the persons that liked the various posts and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prize donors, Vishnu Panday & Associates, E-Networks Inc.