The police say that good investigating work by detectives in ‘A’ Division has resulted in the arrest of two motorcycle bandits who on January 11th, 2017, robbed a Kitty resident at gunpoint of cash and items valued in excess of $5.5 million dollars.
About 11.30 last night, the police say that acting on information they went to the home of one of the suspects who resides at Middle Road, La Penitence. He was not at home but a 67- year-old old female relative was and a search revealed an unlicensed pistol with nine live rounds, five cellular phones and a motorcycle. The female was taken in custody and based on further information obtained, the La Penitence suspect who was identified to be an active member of the Joint Services, was located and handed over to the police by his superiors. He has since admitted to the commission of the crime and named an accomplice who has also been taken into custody. Investigations are in progress.
(Trinidad Guardian) “Dwight, I forgive you.” So stated reigning Chutney Soca Monarch Neval Chatelal in an open letter to former T&T and Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke yesterday, following the repayment of a $250,000 loan.
The controversial Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) signed between the government and ExxonMobil’s local subsidiary and partners is final and will not be subject to any changes, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said yesterday.
A gunman yesterday afternoon shot and robbed a senior CARICOM Secreta-riat employee after he left the Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited branch at Triumph, East Coast Demerara (ECD), in what is the most recent attack on the bank’s customers.
As Guyana celebrates 48 years as a Republic, President David Granger has reiterated his government’s intention to take the Venezuelan border controversy to the World Court and declared each citizen a protector of the nation’s sovereignty.
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