Protestors call for sacking of Bishops’ principal

A group of concerned citizens yesterday staged a protest against the principal of the Bishops’ High School, accusing her of victim blaming after she berated female students for their conduct in wake of allegations that a teacher engaged in sexual predation for years.

Meten-Meer-Zorg sales clerk chopped by rebuffed man

A sales clerk is currently hospitalized after she was severely chopped on Sunday night for constantly refusing advances made towards her by her attacker.

Ministry receives tenders for oil containment booms

The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) has begun preparations for environmental protection ahead of projected oil production in 2020 as it yesterday received tenders for oil containment booms to tackle any spills.

Agricola robbery-murder accused claimed accomplice killed victim -cop testifies

A policeman yesterday testified that Jermaine Savory, who is on trial for the murder of Melissa Payne during a robbery along the Agricola Public Road, East Bank Demerara, claimed although he was part of the attack, it was his accomplice who shot and killed the woman.

Fired city constable says being victimized

“I am being penalized for doing what I know to be right,” this is the lament of Corporal Quacy Baveghems.

Accused in cocaine in mail case ordered to lead defence

Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan yesterday ordered that Dennis Jones, who is on trial for cocaine trafficking, lead a defence.

Hope NDC’s legal challenge to seizure of computers thrown out over missed timelines

The action filed against the state over the seizure of 15 computers from the Enmore/ Hope Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) earlier this year was thrown out by a judge last Monday after the claimants failed to adhere to timelines set by the court for filing statements.

Court to rule on case against driver charged with killing cyclist

A city court is expected to rule on if a prima facie case has been made out against minibus driver Sewkumar Singh, who is charged with causing the death of the 66-year-old cyclist with whom he collided along the Herstelling Public Road in September.

Sophia man charged over murder of Jamal Munroe

A 31-year-old man identified as the triggerman in the fatal shooting of Sophia resident Jamal Munroe was yesterday charged with murder and remanded to prison.

Widow fined $100,000 for forging husband’s will

A woman was yesterday fined $100,000 by a city magistrate after she was found guilty of forging her dead husband’s will.

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