Fish vendor robbed, fisherman shot at Meadow Bank wharf

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 September 2015, 12:10 by GxMedia

A fish vendor was early Sunday morning robbed of GUY$380,000 and a fisherman was shot at the Meadow Bank Wharf, East Bank Demerara.

Forty-nine year old Omar Esau of Providence, East Bank Demerara told police that he was in his motor vehicle at about 4:15 AM on September 27, 2015.

He said he was held up by two men, one of whom was armed with a gun. He said the perpetrators took away $380,000.00 and a cell phone and escaped.

During the incident a round was discharged by the armed man which grazed fisherman Pooran Singh, 47 years, of Unity, East Coast Demerara to his abdomen.