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Gunmen grab GUY$1.1 million

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014, 15:34 by GxMedia

A man from Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo was ambushed, shot and robbed of more than GUY$1.6 million on the Eccles Old Road, East Bank Demerara on Friday afternoon.

Police said that about 2:30 PM, Persaud,34, of 139 Tuschen,East Bank Demerara was in a motor vehicle along with a friend when they were attacked by two men on a motor cycle armed with firearms.  

They were held at gunpoint and Persaud was robbed of GUY$1,168.000.00, during which he was shot to his left hand and left thigh.

The men escaped on the motor cycle. Persaud has been admitted at the  Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation.