A man who allegedly threatened to kill the woman with whom he used to live was placed on a one-year bond to keep the peace behaviour when he appeared at the Wales Magistrate’s Court last week.Wales Magistrates CourtThe Virtual Complainant (VC), 42-year-old Simone Glasgow, of Good Intent Village, West Bank Demerara, opted against pursuing the matter. The former accused, Travis Garret was said to have used threatening language against Glasgow at Murphy Street, Good Intent, when he threatened to kill her during a heated argument.She promptly reported the matter on December 4 at the Wales Police Station which caused him to be arrested and charged. From the witness box on Thursday last, Glasgow under oath informed the court that she would not offer evidence against the defendant. She further told presiding Magistrate Annette Singh that she did not intend to live with Garret again who denied that he ever threatened to kill Glasgow.As such, Magistrate Singh dismissed the matter against him and placed him on a one-year bond to keep the peace. She stressed that should Garret breach the court’s order, he will spend one month in jail.
Canada cocaine bustFour months after being sought by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), in connection with a drug bust in Canada, businesswoman Rosemary Singh is still on the run.According to the initial report, Singh, of Ramsingh Street, Annandale, East Coast Demerara (ECD), was reportedly spotted by Police in neighbouring Suriname after she allegedly fled the country by boat.This was confirmed by sources, who noted that drug enforcement officers in Suriname were trying to locate the woman.When contacted, CANU Head, retired Major General Michael Atherly told Guyana Times that the woman was yet to be arrested.Nevertheless, Atherly noted that CANU and its Canadian counterpart are working together and are continuing their investigations into the matter.Singh, the proprietor of Rose Bar located in Section C Enterprise, ECD, is wantedWanted: Rosemary Singhfor questioning by CANU in relation to the cocaine bust in Canada, involving a bauxite shipment that departed Guyana.On September 15, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) carried out a major drug enforcement exercise during which they seized 81 kilograms of cocaine at the Port of Valleyfield.The drug was found concealed in the hold of a vessel – Jacqueline C – carrying bauxite from Linden, from where the ship departed.“After an initial search of the vessel, signs led us to concentrate on the front of the boat. And after a vigorous search, the cocaine was found concealed in bags in the hold of the vessel,” CBSA Deputy Director Alain Surprenant was quoted as saying in subsequent reports.Four people were arrested, two of whom – 48-year-old Nazir Ahmad Hussain and 36-year-old Roldan De Gorio Tito – were charged with conspiracy to import drugs for the purpose of trafficking.According to a statement on the RCMP’s website, investigations revealed that the seized drug was headed for the Toronto and Vancouver markets.