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Saturday, June 29th, 2019


Crime Chief sent on leave to facilitate probe

Guyana: Deputy Commissioner of Police, Lyndon Alves has been sent on leave to pave the way for an investigation, but acting Deputy Police Commissioner Nigel Hoppie declined to say whether the move had anything to with swirling allegations in Berbice. “Mr. Lyndon Alves has been sent on leave to facilitate an investigation,” he told Demerara Waves Online News. Hoppie could not say how long Alves would be off the job. Deputy Commissioner Hoppie said no other officer has been sent on leave. Alves, being a Deputy Police Commissioner, is notRead More

Jamaican says he robbed jewel stores to get back his $m gold

Trinidad: A JAMAICAN national who went mining for gold in Guyana and then came to this country to sell it to jewellery stores in Port of Spain, only to later break into the business places and steal the jewellery claiming he was underpaid for his “hard work” has been sentenced to four years’ imprisonment. But he will only serve just a few more months behind bars before being released since he has already been in prison for more than three years. The sentence was imposed on 35-year-old Peter Young, aRead More

Teen invited to job interview, raped

Trinidad: Arima police are investigating a report where a 19-year-old said she was raped. The teenager told police that at about 4.30p.m. on Tuesday, she received a call from a prospective employer from a business in Arima. She said the man asked to meet, for an interview at the business place. However, during further conversations, the victim agreed to go with the suspect to a location along River Ranch Road, Arima. At this location, the victim said the two had alcoholic beverages, and a short while later she passed out.Read More