Friends robbed after transacting business in City

Last Updated on Friday, 9 December 2016, 10:41 by Denis Chabrol

One of two robbery victims has been admitted a patient at the Georgetown Public Hospitall, nursing a gunshot wound to his right thigh. 

The Guyana Police Force said the victims Gavin Ramlall, 22years, a contractor of Chateau Margot, East Coast Demerara, and his friend David Mangroo, 64 yrs, of Section ‘B’ Pattensen, Turkeyen East Coast Demerara were in Georgetown earlier Thursday , purchasing vehicle parts.

About 2 PM, Ramlall who was driving a Tundra  ,stopped in front of Mangroo’s residence, parked and secured his vehicle and they went into the yard, police were told.

“Shortly afterwards, they were confronted by two suspects, one armed with a handgun, who demanded their valuables to which they complied and handed over two cell phones and $16,000.00 cash Guyana currency.

They then demanded the keys for the Tundra but Ramlall refused and was shot to the front of his right thigh. At the same time, another suspect arrived in a gold- coloured motor car, shattered the side glasses of the Tundra with a piece of wood, entered and searched same but came out empty-handed, after which they all escaped in the motor car.

Ramlall was rushed to hospital and admitted in a stable condition.

Investigators said theyhave retrieved a spent shell at the scene. No arrests. Investigation in progress.