Jaffna students boycott classes TNA to protest

Meanwhile the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) announced that a demonstration will be held on Monday in Jaffna to protest against the incidents. The TNA said that the demonstration will be to protest against the attack on the students who attempted to commemorate the LTTE ‘heroes day” anniversary as well as against the attack on Jaffna TNA MP  E. Sarawanabavan. Jaffna university students have decided to boycott classes both today and tomorrow over the clashes with the police and army over the LTTE “heroes day” ceremonies.The Jaffna university students union said that they had called for the boycott to ensure the safety of the students after some of them were injured in the clashes over the past two days. read more

Guyana Police Force stages anniversary parade concert

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedStirring route march marks 179th anniversary of the Police ForceJuly 7, 2018In “Crime”ROAD CLOSURE ADVISORYJuly 5, 2019In “latest news”Police march in hundreds for anniversary paradeJuly 4, 2015In “Business” Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan and Police Commissioner Leslie James taking the salute during the parade this afternoonAs the Guyana Police Force continues with a series of planned activities to commemorate its 180th anniversary, scores of police officers from various departments took to the streets of Georgetown on Saturday afternoon.The ranks marched briskly throughout the City, braving light showers.The parade commenced at the Tactical Services Unit Drill Square, Police Headquarters, Eve Leary, then proceeded through several main streets in downtown Georgetown before heading into Brickdam.There, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan along with Commissioner of Police Leslie James took the salutes from the participants in front of the Public Security Ministry’s building.The parade then headed to the Durban Park Square, where a public concert was held in celebration of the Force’s 180 years of existence and service to the country. read more

Body found with single gunshot wound to head

The dam where the body was found.The body of a 45-year-old man was this morning discovered at a dam at Naarstigheid, West Coast of Berbice (WCB).He has been identified as Suraj Sookdeo, also called “Terry”, of Number 11 Village, WCB.Suraj Sookdeo (left)According to his sister-in-law Bebi Bacchus, the man was last seen by the family at about 19:00h on Wednesday.According to the Bacchus, Sookdeo was in the habit of using of using illegal drugs and is a “known character” to the police.Police in Berbice are currently investigating the matter.Sookdeo, who lived with his brother and his wife, leaves to mourn one daughter. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Related5 men charged with murdering Corentyne fishermanJune 3, 2016In “Court”Man stabbed by father died from perforation to lungsSeptember 10, 2018In “Crime”Berbice man found hanging with hands tied behind his back; cops launch probeFebruary 28, 2018In “latest news” read more