Bandits shoot two, grab millions of City Council’s money

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 3:26 by GxMedia

The Georgetown Municipality was Monday evening rendered GYD$2 million poorer after bandits shot a City Constable and grabbed cash-filled bags from a Revenue Collector, police said.

Injured are City Constable, Aaron Henderson and a bystander, Savitree Singh.

Police said that at about 6:15 PM Monday November 30, 2015, revenue collector Euril Lowenfield was being escorted by Constable Henderson at Regent Street and Orange Walk, Georgetown, when they were attacked by two men, one of whom was armed with a handgun.

“The armed man shot Aaron Henderson to his right foot and the perpetrators took away two bags containing $2M from Euril Lowenfield and escaped on a motor cycle along Orange Walk,” police said in a statement.

Investigators were told that while escaping, the armed man discharged several rounds one of which struck bystander Singh, 43 years, to her left foot.

Henderson and Singh have been admitted to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation.