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Almost 2,000 gallons of illegal fuel seized, smugglers escape

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A tripartite operation involving the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), the Guyana Police Force (GPF) and the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) resulted in the seizure of 1900 galllons (36 drums) of fuel in the Mahaica area.

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More suspicious fuel operations noticed in the City

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With news of local fuel smuggling ring that has expanded over the last year, within which a local prominent Attorney-at-Law is involved, there is also news of a major investigation launched into how a fuel boat was allowed to off-load thousands of gallons of fuel earlier this week, despite being ...

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Gary Best finally called in, questioned by SOCU

Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and current advisor to the Coalition Government, Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best, was finally questioned this afternoon by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). He is being represented by, Senior Counsel, Bernard De Santos.

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Day 4: SOCU questions DPP, her husband

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—still no word on when advisor to Coalition gov’t Gary Best will be called in In addition to top People’s Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) leaders and members, several private citizens have also been called in for questioning by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). However, advisor to the Coalition Government, ...

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McKoy voluntarily visits SOCU to respond to questions

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Another member of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Central Committee, Kwame McKoy, today visited the office of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) office to voluntarily respond to queries.

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SOCU targets seven more ex-PPP ministers

–No clarity on whether Gary Best, others with land at Pradoville will be questioned Several other ministers in the former People’s Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) administration were questioned by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) today, after they voluntarily visited the SOCU head office to respond to the Unit’s queries.

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SOCU detains Ramotar’s daughter for over seven hours

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–former president says actions reflect ‘worst kind of witch-hunting, vindictiveness’ The daughter of former President, Donald Ramotar, has been released after being detained for seven hours at the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU).

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UPDATE: Jagdeo released, says PPP will not be intimidated to stop exposing wrongs of gov’t

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After being asked to go into the Special Organised Crimes Unit (SOCU) head office for questioning, and arrested, Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, has been released.

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SOCU asks Jagdeo in for questioning, arrests him once he arrives

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Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), Sydney James, himself, was on scene at the Office of Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, to request that he present himself to the SOCU office to respond to questions.

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Ramotar’s daughter, Robert Persaud detained after voluntarily responding to SOCU’s requests

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The daughter of former President, Donald Ramotar, Lisaveta Ramotar, and former Agriculture Minister, Robert Persaud, today voluntarily responded to the requests by Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) for them to respond to questions.

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