July 26, 2021

31 improvised weapons, other contraband found during Lusignan prison raid

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian A three-hour search that was conducted by dozens of ranks from the joint services on Monday, have unearthed several units of improvised weapons and cellphones, among other things. The Guyana Guardian understands that though they were initially some minor resistance from a handful of prisoners, the early morning exercise […]

Guyana: Prison officers arrested after collecting marijuana at hospital

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From Demerara Waves Two Guyanese  prison officers were arrested Sunday night after they allegedly collected one pound of marijuana from a civilian at the Georgetown Public Hospital where they were on duty. Director of Prisons, Gladwyn Samuels said one of the prison officers has since admitted to having been paid GY$20,000 to  collect a parcel. […]