Fisherman shot, robbed

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015, 17:59 by GxMedia

A fisherman was early Thursday morning shot and robbed of GUY$240,000 at Meadow Bank Wharf, East Bank Demerara.

Police said about 3:30 AM on April 23, 2015, Ganesh Vishwanauth of Grove, East Bank Demerara was confronted by two men, one of whom was armed with a firearm.

The men demanded cash to which Vishwanauth resisted and was shot to his buttocks. The  perpetrators took away GUY$240, 000.00 and escaped, police said.

Vishwanauth has been admitted to hospital as the investigations continue.