GTT on Friday again threw in its support for celebrations to mark the nation’s jubilee anniversary programme, this time through the presentation of a million cheque to the GuyExpo 2016 Committee at the National Exhibition Centre, Sophia.GTT Director (Marketing) Daniel Jilesen hands over the cheque to Chairman of the GuyExpo Committee Dawn HolderChairman of the GuyExpo Committee Dawn Holder who accepted the cheque on behalf of the Committee expressed great satisfaction at GTT’s continued support.GTT’s sponsorship of GuyExpo comes two weeks after the company donated $1 million to the Telecommunication and Tourism Ministry, in support of Guyana Festival Fashion Extravaganza – one of the events planned as part of the golden jubilee.GTT’s Director (Marketing) Daniel Jilesen stated that as a company, GTT is pleased to contribute in a major and demonstrative way to the national and significant celebration in the country’s history.He also indicated that GTT will participate as an exhibitor at the expo, adding that visitors can look forward to very exciting offers. The company promises to announce several new initiatives in the weeks to come.
Wazeer Potter, a Garden of Eden, East Bank Demerara resident was on Friday hauled before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to face a charge of sexual assault committed on a 14-year-old.Potter was not required to plead to the indictable charge when it was read to him by Magistrate Sherdel Issacs-Marcus. The charge stated that on August 8, 2018, at Garden of Eden, East Bank Demerara (EBD), he engaged in sexual activity with a child under the age of 16 years old.Reports indicate that on August 8, 2018, the victim was playing in the front yard of his home when he was snatched by the accused and taken to a house where the act was committed.After the incident, the victim related to his grandmother what transpired and a report was made to the police. Potter subsequently went into hiding but was recently apprehended by the police.Magistrate Issacs-Marcus remanded him to prison. The case will continue on October 1, 2019.