Oliceia Tinnie

[Video] Singh, Brassington placed on $6m bail each

-over misconduct charges

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.

Brazilians charged over Lethem robbery

-14 year-old among four on gun, ammo charges

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.

Vendor shot dead by city constable

-during alleged escape bid

  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.

Fuel transporter gets three years for rifle, ammo found in Barima bust

-eight others still in custody

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.

Ex-Republic Bank worker jailed over attempted heist

-claims he didn’t know plan was to rob bank

­-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.

‘Grey Boy’ remains in police custody

-despite being discharged for third time on Crum-Ewing murder charge

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.

New Year’s resolutions

What Lindeners say about…

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.

Four charged with murdering Number 70 carpenter

- alleged mastermind’s mom among two accused of offering bribe to cop

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.