Ex-con to stand High Court trial for murder of ‘Saga’

A city Magistrate yesterday committed an ex-convict to stand trial at the High Court for the murder of Godfrey Scipio called ‘Saga’, who was shot as he was exiting a Kitty, Georgetown hotel. Aubrey Bobb, 28, of Kitty, Georgetown, was charged with the murder of Scipio which occured on October 12, 2017, at David Street, […]

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Duo charged with murder of Samatta Point handyman

Days after a Samatta Point, Grove, East Bank Demerara handyman was found dead with a wound to the lower abdomen, two men were this morning charged for allegedly murdering him. The men, Heeman Gocool and Khemraj Persaud, both appeared before Magistrate Faith McGusty in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. They were not required to plead to […]

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March 7 trial for Muslim scholar accused of raping 9 boys

Neezam Ali, the Muslim scholar who is accused of raping nine boys who took Quran and Arabic lessons from him, was this morning informed by the High Court that his trial will commence on March 7, 2019. Ali and his lawyer turned up at court this morning when his trial was reportedly scheduled to start. […]

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Bible College student allegedly raped Facebook friend in Promenade Garden

A man who is studying theology at a bible college was this morning charged for allegedly raping a woman he reportedly met on Facebook in the Promenade Gardens. Samuel Whaul, 25, of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara, appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. He was not required to plead […]

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Could the popular video game ‘Fortnite’ be the reason Nations’ owner was shot?

There has been a new and strange development in the probe involving the shooting of School of the Nations’ owner, Dr. Brian O’Toole, with investigators now turning their attention to the popular video game, “Fortnite.” O’Toole was shot twice to the arm on the night of January 27, last, at his Bel Air Promenade, Georgetown […]

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Guyanese father kills daughter in Canada

On Valentine’s Day, an 11-year-old child was senselessly murdered by her Guyanese father in Canada. Riya Rajkumar was abducted by her 41-year-old father, Roopesh Rajkumar, on the night of her birthday. Her body was later found inside a house in Brampton, Canada. The suspect was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He is currently being […]

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