Taxi driver charged with causing death of elderly pedal cyclist

A taxi driver, who is accused of causing the death of an 83-year-old pedal cyclist during a vehicular accident was today charged for the offence. Aaron Mahadeo is accused of causing the death of Carlisle Clemetson. Mahadeo pleaded not guilty to the charge which stated that November 21, 2018 at Aubrey Barker Public Road, Georgetown, […]

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Sophia man jailed 20 years after admitting to killing elderly father

Forty-year-old Kumey Bourne, who had been on trial for murdering his elderly father, was this morning handed a 20-year jail sentence after opting to plead guilty to the lesser offence of manslaughter. Bourne, who is also known as Kwame Bourne, had his trial commence yesterday (February 12, 2019) before Justice Navindra Singh and a 12-member […]

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Salesman charged with rape of girl, 13

A salesman who allegedly raped a 13-year-old girl was this afternoon charged for the offence. Randy Peters, 23, of Bartica, appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. It is alleged that, between January 1, 2019 and January 31, 2019, at Bartica in the Essequibo Magisterial District, he engaged in sexual penetration […]

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Foulmouth miner charged with murder of labourer

A miner who allegedly stabbed and killed a labourer after he was confronted over the killing of the man’s sister 10 years ago was this afternoon charged with murder. Paul Charles, 32, of Foulmouth, Essequibo, was not required to plead to the indictable charge which stated that, on February 2, 2019, at Foulmouth Village, Essequibo, […]

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‘Blondie’ on trial for murder of fellow fish cleaner

Fifty-three-year-old Quaison Jones also known as ‘Blondie’ is presently on trial before Justice James Bovell-Drake and a 12-member mixed jury for the murder of his fellow fish cleaner, Marlon Greene. The unlawful killing occurred on January 17, 2011 at Meadowbank Wharf, Georgetown. The jury was empanelled this morning and thereafter the trial commenced. Jones is […]

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Rio manager charged for using club as brothel

The manager of the Rio nightclub was this morning charged for using the popular nightspot as a brothel. Andy Bynoe called ‘Montana’, 32, of Queenstown, Georgetown appeared before Principal Magistrate Sherdel Marcus-Isaacs in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. The charge against Bynoe stated that between November 1, 2018 and February 5, 2019, at the Rio Nightclub, […]

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Chinese Nationals wanted in Brazil and China for murder jailed for illegal entry

Chinese Nationals wanted in Brazil and China for murder jailed for illegal entry Three Chinese National who are wanted in Brazil and China for murder were this afternoon jailed for entering Guyana illegally. The men, Zhou Ou, Yiz Zheng and Dagvi Wong appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. It is […]

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