Acting IGP ordered to submit reports on Lasantha Thajudeen probe

The Attorney General has ordered Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) C.D Wickramaratne to submit reports on the investigations conducted into four high profile incidents, including journalist Lasantha Wickremetunga and rugger player Wasim Thajudeen.The August 2006 killing of 17 workers of Action Against Hunger (ACF) and the abduction of 11 young men by a Navy intelligence unit between 2008 and 2009 are the other two cases regarding which the Attorney General has sought reports. Wickremetunga was assassinated in January 2009. Thajudeen was killed in a car crash in May 2012 which was initially pronounced to be an accident but is currently being investigated as a murder. (Colombo Gazette) The Attorney General has instructed that investigations into the murders be expedited. read more

Hard Rock Café opens in Guyana

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedGCCI, PSC tour MovieTowne Plaza ahead of its opening this yearJune 12, 2018In “Business”Guyana Goldfields makes first saleOctober 29, 2015In “Business”Guyana Goldfields transitioning from surface to underground miningFebruary 5, 2018In “Business” Hard Rock Café, an international franchise, has opened its doors to Guyana at the Movietowne Mall, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown.The restaurant, famous for its wide-ranging memorabilia collection, promises an unforgettable experience.Patrons can indulge in mouth-watering dishes and cocktails prepared by the trained and enthusiastic staffers, in an atmosphere decorated with musical instruments and garments associated with legends such as Elvis Presley and Bon Jovi.“We saw the potential in Guyana and we thought now is the moment. This country is about to blow up. We think it’s gonna be very successful economically and I think this is the time for the brand to come,” Vice President Tom Perez explained why the company decided to establish a presence here.So far, 75 locals have already been hired and are being trained to offer the best service. read more