Guyana Goldfields manager murdered, visitor arrested
The body of a Guyana Goldfields Inc manager, which bore several suspected stab wounds, was found on Monday night at his Thomas Street, North Cummingsburg, Georgetown apartment. Neil Whyte, 42, whose address was also given by police as Adelaide Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, was found nude and bound on a bed in the apartment he occupied at Lot 258 Thomas Street, North Cummingsburg. An ex-employee, who had visited Whyte shortly before he was found, has since been arrested. The police, in a press release that was issued yesterday, said that the murder occurred between 10.22 pm and 11.45 pm on Monday. It noted that Whyte’s body bore several suspected stab wounds, including to his neck. The 25-year-old suspect, who has been identified as Arif Alli, was arrested around 6.30 am yesterday at his Vryheid Village, West Canje, Berbice home.
AFC ‘outraged’ at three-year jailing of farmer for 8 gm ganja
Voicing outrage at a three-year jail term for a farmer, the Alliance for Change (AFC) is once again calling for an upgrade of the laws of Guyana to ensure that custodial sentences for small quantities of marijuana are removed in their entirety. The party which is part of the ruling