The proceedings against former cadet office Franz Paul, who was charged with shooting a then 15-year-old Alex Griffith during a game of Russian roulette over four years ago, were withdrawn yesterday after an agreement by the accused to pay a total of $2 million in compensation to the youth.
Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ashni Singh and former Head of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited, Winston Brassington were yesterday granted a total of $6m bail each after being read three counts of misconduct in public office when they appeared in the Georgetown Magistrate’s court.
Taxi driver Steve Hercules, who was held with five others after an attempted break-in at Supply, East Bank Demerara last Tuesday evening, was yesterday sentenced to a total of eight years in jail after he took responsibility for the guns and matching ammunition found in their vehicle.
Attorneys representing Troy Thomas, who is wanted in the United States for murder, yesterday argued that the magistracy has no jurisdiction to hear the extradition proceedings initiated against him.
Presiding magistrate Allan Wilson yesterday ordered the prosecution to close its case against attorney Keisha Chase, who is on trial for causing the death of a pedestrian two years ago.
A total of eight Brazilian nationals, including a 14-year-old girl, who were arrested after an armed robbery at Lethem on Tuesday, were yesterday all remanded after being read multiple charges.
A mentally-challenged vendor was yesterday fatally shot in his back by a city lance corporal as he allegedly attempted to flee custody, a day after he was in a scuffle with a city constable during which both men suffered injuries and a shot was fired.
The trial of attorney Keisha Chase, who is accused of causing the death of a pedestrian, began yesterday, over two years since the fatal accident.
This week we asked the man/woman in the street if they are making big plans for Christmas?
Dexter Valenzuela, one of the nine men arrested on Tuesday on the Barima River, North West, with a quantity of illegal items, including high-powered rifles, was yesterday sentenced to three years in jail after admitting to illegal possession of an AR-15 rifle and matching ammunition, which he claimed he bought for his protection.
Seven of the eight members of the Board of Directors of the Guyana Bank for Trade Industry Limited (GBTI) were yesterday charged with failing to comply with a court order that was issued by the High Court for the production of documents for an ongoing criminal investigation.
Frederick Flatts, former senior civil engineer in the Agriculture Sector Development Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, on Tuesday testified that he never received payment certificates from Hanniel Madramootoo for works that were done on the Guyana Marketing Corporation (GMC) building.
Police Constable Leandre Gillis, the junior rank recorded being verbally abused by Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Frank Thompson, yesterday told a court that he received a threat to his life during the encounter, which had been widely shared on social media.
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-lawmen among four others remanded Former Republic Bank employee Jamal Haynes will be spending the next six years in jail after he pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the attempted robbery of the bank’s Water Street branch that ended in a fatal shootout last Tuesday morning.
A Linden man sustained life-threatening injuries after he was shot by police last week.
Franz Paul, the former police cadet officer charged with shooting the then 15-year-old Alex Griffith in the mouth during a game of Russian roulette, yesterday said his gun went off during a scuffle with the teen over the weapon.
By Oliciea Tinnie Despite being discharged for a third time on the charge of murdering political activist Courtney Crun-Ewing, Regan Rodrigues, known as `Grey Boy’, remained in police custody up to press time.
This week we asked the man and woman in the street what their favourite fast food restaurant was and why?
This week we asked the man/woman in the street if more emphasis should be placed on arts education in schools.
Photos and interviews by: Oliceia Tinnie and David Papannah Leslie Barnwell- Security ‘My new year’s resolution is to ask God almighty for health and strength, prosperity and success in the future and the future years to come.
A policeman yesterday testified that Sharmila Inderjali and Maryanna Lionel offered him $4 million in cash to release the accused in the murder of Number 70 Village carpenter Faiyaz Narinedatt.
Four men were yesterday charged with the murder of carpenter Faiyaz Narinedatt, while two women, including the mother of alleged mastermind Marcus Brian Bisram, were charged with offering a $4M bribe to the investigating police officer to not pursue the case.