Sri Lanka and Maldives to hold Ministerial level talks

The Senior Official’s Meeting will precede the Ministerial level discussions. Minister Samaraweera will meet the Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom during the visit. The third session of the Joint Commission between Maldives and Sri Lanka will be held from 08th to 09th February 2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maldives.Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera will lead the Sri Lanka delegation to the Joint Commission while Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs will lead the Maldivian delegation. The Joint Commission will discuss matters related to economic cooperation, tourism, fisheries, education, health, youth & sports skills development, employment and cultural affairs.The previous Joint Commission was held in Colombo in the year 2014. (Colombo Gazette) read more

Police ranks slapped with 38 fraud charges

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedPolice Sergeant slapped with 12 fraud chargesAugust 13, 2018In “Court”Guyana Gold Board employees slapped with fraud chargesAugust 6, 2018In “Court”Mechanic facing armed robbery charge granted bailSeptember 11, 2018In “Crime” Police Corporals, Shanice Fraser and Ryan GreyTwo members of the Guyana Police Force were on Friday slapped with a total of 38 fraud charges when they appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.Police Corporals, Shanice Fraser, 31, and Ryan Grey, 25, were not required to plead to the charges when it was read to them by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan.The Court heard that on the August 12, 2017 while in Georgetown with the intent to defraud the public, the two colluded to forge 38 examination papers for persons who allegedly paid to acquire a driver’s license.According to facts presented to the court, Grey is allegedly responsible for forging 20 of the examination papers while Fraser was suspected of forging 18 of them.Police Prosecutor, Gordon Mansfield, made no objections to bail being granted but requested that conditions be applied. The two were ordered to report to the CID Headquarters every Friday.Fraser was granted bail in the sum of $150,000 while Grey was released on $160,000 bail and the matter was adjourned for August 17, 2018.In April last an investigation was launched by the Guyana Police Force which unveiled that there was a total of 207 pass papers for persons writing the examination for a drivers license while only about 61 persons attended and wrote the examinations. read more