Essequibo Coast students nabbed with ganja in school

first_imgFour students of the Johanna Cecilia Secondary School, in Region Two, were nabbed with a quantity of ganja on Friday.Reports reaching this newspaper detail that the Police received information that four boys were seen smoking cannabis in the school’s toilet.As such, a teacher swooped down on them, and one of the boys, aged 12, was caught with two grams of cannabis. He claimed that he found it in the toilet. His friends, aged 12 and 14, were also searched.This newspaper was told that one 14-year-old admitted that he had brought the substance to school and shared it with the three others. The Police have since launched an investigation.last_img read more

Bandits rob nursing students at New Amsterdam

first_img-ransack room, steal cellular phones, tablet before escapingTwo female students residing at the Nursing School in New Amsterdam, Berbice, are now traumatised after two bandits entered their bedroom and relieved them of their valuables.The two students are 24-year-old Wendy John and 29-year-old Eliza Edwin, both of Region Eight.Reports are that at about 01:30h on Saturday morning, the two female students were asleep in the bedroom which they share when they were awoken by the perpetrators.The two suspects were said to have been dressed in dark clothing and had cloths tied around the lower parts of their faces to conceal their identities. One of the men brandished a handgun.According to a source, the men grabbed a Samsung Galaxy S8 phone valued at $101,000 and a Samsung Tablet 4 valued at $43,000 belonging to Wendy and one Samsung J2 valued at $37,000 that belonged to Eliza.After snatching the items, the men ransacked the bedroom, in search of more valuables. However, during this time, one of the students raised an alarm, which prompted the men to escape through a window.Shortly after, the police were contacted and although the scene was dusted for fingerprints, none were found. A search for the two suspects in the compound proved futile.An investigation has been launched into the robbery and a manhunt is on for the two suspects.last_img read more