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Insurance broker, Canada-based Guyanese robbed

An Insurance Broker and his overseas-based friend were Tuesday night robbed near a city restaurant by two men who subsequently escaped in a car, police said.

Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Leslie James said Insurance Broker, Danichar Singh,49, of Cummings Lodge was robbed of GUY$50,000 and one Blackberry. His friend, Toronto-based 49-year old Ronald Murli, was lashed to the back of his head and robbed of a pouch containing GUY$60,000 and other valuables.

James said the men were robbed as they were entering  Atlantic Restaurant, Sheriff Street, Campbelville about 7:45 PM.

The police officer said the armed bandits escaped in a white car west on Pike Street, Campbellville, Georgetown.