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Guyana: Ex-cop gets 14 years for killing Sterling Products guard, hit on GGMC engineer

Ex-policeman Orin Arthur, who in 2014 was among the gunmen who stormed the Sterling Products Limited compound at Providence where they shot and killed security guard Wilfred Stewart was yesterday sentenced to 14 years in jail for that killing as well as the paid hit on Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) engineer Trevor Abrams the following year.

The sentence also covers Arthur’s unlawful possession of firearm and ammunition.

Arthur was initially indicted for the capital offence but opted to plead to the lesser count of manslaughter.

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