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Chief Justice defers decision on criteria GECOM Chairperson

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The much anticipated decision from Chief Justice (ag), Roxane George, on the questions of President David Granger’s criteria for the selection of a new Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) was deferred yesterday.

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‘Grey Boy’ freed for the second time over Crum-Ewing murder charge

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Regan ‘Grey Boy’ Rodrigues, 40, walked free today, after the court ruled that there was insufficient evidence for him to stand trial for the murder of Courtney Crum-Ewing.

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Man jailed after food fight leads to injury

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Patrick Sultan was charged with unlawfully and maliciously inflicting grievous bodily harm on Rickford Munroe on May 25, at Albouystown.

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Corentyne man remanded over fatally beating his wife

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Raywatram Mooloo, of Number 58 Village, Corentyne, was yesterday remanded to prison after being charged with inflicting fatal injuries on his common-law wife, Gomattie Ramsingh, who was beaten with an iron rod.

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Miner on drug trafficking charges jailed for three years

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Sherwin McCalmont, 25, of 7th Avenue, Bartica, was arrested at the Itaballi Police Checkpoint with 481 grams of cannabis on Monday.

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Court hears that teenage boy was raped by Health Ministry worker

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A Ministry of Public Health worker was yesterday remanded to prison after being charged with the rape of a 14-year-old boy.

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Three remanded in relation to Corentyne boat captain’s murder

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Khemraj Naraisan, 38, of 108 ‘B’ Rose Hall Town, Corentyne, Berbice and Doodnauth Singh, 51, of 348 Fifth Street, Rose Hall Town, Corentyne, Berbice, were not required to plead to the indictable charge of murder when they appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts yesterday.

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Bus conductor charged for stealing car, granted $400,000 bail

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Donald Allison denied the charge that on May 11, at Newtown, Kitty, he stole the car valued at $1,200,000 and which was the property of Patriana Bristol.

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Carpenter fined for attempting to smuggle cigarettes into Camp Street jail

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Gownauth Geer, 41, pleaded guilty to the charge that on May 25, at the Georgetown Prison, he carried in the prohibited items.

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Trinidadian remanded on drug trafficking charges

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Police acting on information went to a house in Mandela Avenue, Georgetown about 19:00 hours last evening and conducted a search in the presence of a 27-year-old Trinidad national.

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