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Fire guts several buildings in Berbice

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Millions in goods and valuables were destroyed on Wednesday night after a fire of unknown origin ripped through two wooden buildings- one of which is said to be a supermarket- at Number 70 Village, Corentyne, Berbice.

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Two sales persons robbed in Georgetown

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Two sales persons were on Tuesday robbed of their cash and valuables while they were on the vicinity of Lamaha Springs, Georgetown conducting their duties.

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Woman robbed after escorting child to school

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Police are hunting two bandits who reportedly robbed a 30-year-old mother of one on Tuesday morning, moments after she had dropped off her son at a playschool in Campbellville, Georgetown.

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Local gospel singer robbed at gunpoint

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Guyanese radio personality and gospel singer, Kester Deane was during the wee hours of Wednesday morning pounced on by a lone gunman in front of his home.

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Police Officer shot by colleague in botched pursuit of robber

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While in pursuit of a robbery in the vicinity of Leopold and Breda Streets, Charlestown, Georgetown, on Tuesday afternoon, a police constable was accidentally shot by his colleague.

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Fuel tanks exploded in fuel bond in Port Kaituma

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Police are now investigating a suspected arson incident, which occurred at about 04:30 hrs Tuesday morning at Turn Basin, Port Kaituma, North West District, resulting in fuel tanks exploding in a fuel bond.

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Alleged robber dressed in female attire detained

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Police arrested one of two men- clad in women’s muslim wear- who were reportedly planning on robbing a shop in Herstelling, East Bank Demerara over the weekend.

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Money changer robbed by armed bandits in Berbice

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Police are now hunting two male suspects who reportedly robbed a 33-year-old Money Changer of $1.2M on Sunday evening in West Coast Berbice.

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Man found dead in his home in Essequibo

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Investigations are now on going into the reported death of a 61-year-old security guard who was allegedly discovered in his Essequibo Coast home on Thursday evening.

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Pastor accused of rape in Diamond

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Police are now investigating the circumstances surrounding an allegation made by a 21-year-old female that her pastor raped her some time during the last month at his Diamond, East Bank Demerara home.

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