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Robbery-murder as brothers prepared for memorial service

Police say they are investigating a robbery/murder which occurred about 00:45h Sunday morning at lot 194 Freeman Street , East La Penitence.

Dead is Fazal Shaheed,58,self employed of 18 Albion, Corentyne,Berbice.

Talin Shaheed,50, of Toronto , Canada and Shalim Shaheed,53, of the USA, who were also in the house, were attacked by the two masked men one of whom was armed with a handgun.

The bandits carted off an undisclosed amount of jewelry.

“Investigations revealed that the victims,all brothers along with other siblings were preparing for a memorial service Sunday when the bandits gained access into the house via a door that was opened and pounced upon the victims who were in the living room area and allegedly relieved them of their jewelry and discharged several rounds at the brothers before fleeing the scene,” the Guyana Police Force said.

The victims were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital.

Fazal succumbed about 02:00h whilst undergoing a surgery; the others who received gunshot injuries to their abdomens were treated and admitted. Their conditions are said to be stable.

Several spent shells have been retrieved from the scene by investigators who are currently working on several leads in order to quickly bring the perpetrators to justice.

A male suspect from East La Penitence has since been taken into custody and is assisting with the investigation.

  • rudeo

    And rumjattan talking about sale of liquor and determined ages….wow!

  • brain dead idiot

    well like always the pnc stopping the police from doing dem wuk and this is the result and de minister always drunk he trying to help out he own self to stop drinking and deh drunk like fish all ova so everybody got to stop drink wid he at 2am cause he can’t last longer than that pnc door mat.

  • Michael Grey

    Rumjaat should do the decent thing and resigned as Minister of Public Security all due to the face that he is useless and clueless….

  • ExPPP_Man

    killing the East Indians – these black people have no good in them.