Thursday 13 August, 2020

Canadian fugitive arrested in Guyana

An international fugitive was arrested yesterday as he was attempting to get a driver’s permit in Guyana.

Benvolio Francois Caitanya Valenski was at the Guyana Revenue Authority paying for his permit when officials noticed the Interpol red-alert on his name.

Police were called and the 27-year-old was taken into custody.

Valenski is wanted in Canada for his alleged role in a shootout, which occurred in Toronto, on January 4, 2019.

He is also charged in Guyana with a number of offences including conspiracy to forge documents.

Get the latest local and international news straight to your mobile phone for free: