Thirty-four-year-old Gladstone Simmons, who with a piece of iron allegedly inflicted a brutal beating on his reputed wife Christina Totaram when he uplifted the woman from her place of work in the wee hours of January 21, and was taken into Police custody and questioned for the heinous act, is likely to be charged and placed before the courts sometime today.Christina TotaramTotaram, an East Bank Demerara resident, is still recovering from the injuries she sustained from that ordeal, and has said she is fearful that the man would return and carry out similar acts. She is calling for the Police to actively pursue her matter.In images circulating on social media, the battered body of the mother of three was seen with black and blue marks on her hands, feet and back. She was hospitalised and bore several long stitches on her hand.Some of the injuries the mother of three receivedStill coping with a broken arm, Totaram claimed that Simmons became angry after she was having a telephone conversation which he assumed was with another man. The woman said that when she denied the man’s accusations, it angered him even more, and he began to beat her with the piece of iron.Guyana Times understands that at least one other male was present when the woman was being beaten, but he apparently was too sacred to intervene. read more
The Peace River Sabres suffered their first season loss against The Knights of Columbus AA Bantam Flyers on Saturday. In a hard fought battle Fort St. John perservered and exacted revenge on the Peace River team. Peace River scored at 10:01 in the first period followed by an answering shot by Kooper Shallow of the Knights. Jade McMullin scored at 7:51 and Logan Daneluk scored from a faceoff at 1:31. Peace River returned fire with one second left in the first, closing the gap to 3-2 for FSJ. Peace River established a lead in the second period making the score 4-3 in their favor. The Flyers returned to dominate the third period with Jade McMullin scoring at 14:44 and Shane Rutherford scoring at 6:25. Rutherford scored again at 4:50, assisted by Kooper Shallow. The game finished 6-5 in favour of the Knights of Columbus. Fort St. John dominated the offensive game with 47 shots on the opposition’s goal versus 25 on their own. – Advertisement – The Flyers took on the Grande Prairie Bantam AA-AT1 Chiefs on Sunday. Fort St. John player, Jade McMullin scored at 9:28 in the first, assisted by Blair Karasiuk and Shane Rutherford. With 1:05 remaining, Rutherford placed the puck between the pipes with the assistance of Brent Loewen and goalie Daimon Derouin. The Flyers, suffering from injuries, displayed true grit as they sustained their momentum through the second period. Jade McMullin opened with a shot to the net, assisted by Rutherford and Daneluk. The Chiefs came back with two goals which were answered by Logan Daneluk displaying speed and dexterity as he took the puck from end to end beating the opposing goalie with a backhand to the net. The chiefs scored at 9:51 in the third which was again answered by Daneluk at 5:47 giving the Knights of Columbus a well earned victory. Score 5-3 for FSJ. **SubmittedA Weekend of Wins for the Knights of Columbus AA Bantam Flyers. The Knights of Columbus AA Bantam Flyers take part in the Dawson Creek tournament on January 30, 31 and Feb. 1. read more
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Comunity Development Institute is hosting their Leaders Lab Series with guest speaker Senator Yuen Pau Woo.On Wednesday, July, 17th, 2019 at the Northern Lights College, Room 202, at 7 pm join in this free talk by Senator Yuen Pau Woo an independent Senator representing British Columbia.- Advertisement -If you are interested in knowing more about the changes happening in the Senate, Senator Woo will shed light on how Senate reform has led the Senate in a direction that is less partisan; more diverse in background, gender, and qualifications.