Guyanese rapist gets sentence reduced by more than half at CCJ

A convicted Guyanese rapist, Linton Pompey, 57, this morning ended his appeal journey of a sentence he saw as excessive. Pompey was successful at...

Teen accused of murdering Mahaicony businesswoman walks free

The young man accused of killing Mahaicony businesswoman Bibi Shairoon Nesha Ali back in 2016, moments ago, walked out of the High Court as...

Court of Appeal to hear arguments on order for release of Marcus Bisram on...

The Court of Appeal is set to hear arguments on the application filed by Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Senior Counsel Shalimar Ali-Hack against...

Legal recourse being contemplated to reverse DPP’s withdrawal of law books theft charge against...

Alternatives are being contemplated to have a reversal of the decision taken by the Director of Public Prosecution Shalimar Ali-Hack to withdraw charges against...

2 fined $16,000 each for breaching COVID-19 orders

Two persons were each ordered to pay fines of $16, 250 after they were arrested and charged for breaching the gazetted COVID-19 guidelines. Siewnandan...

No bail for clothes vendor facing attempted murder charge

A Clothes vendor was remanded to prison after the court heard that she allegedly stabbed a woman with a pitchfork after a scuffle over...

Persons complain about touts at the G/Town Magistrates’ Courts

Several persons who frequently visit the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts have complained to the Guyana Standard about persons seeking to secure legal business for lawyers....

Duo remanded for robbery, shooting of 13-year-old boy

Two men were this afternoon charged and remanded on a series of charges, including shooting a 13-year-old in his arm. The men, Devon Gillis...

Over 40 persons arrested, charged for breaching emergency measures

(DPI)- The Guyana Police Force has arrested over forty persons for breaching the 6pm to 6am curfew implemented by the Public Health Ministry to...

Father of 12 jailed nine years for rape

George Robin, a 66-year-old pensioner, was this morning sentenced to 19 years in prison for raping a 16-year-old girl in February 2017....

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