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Lawmen held in company of suspected shady characters at West Demerara, New Amsterdam

A Guyana Police Force constable and a New Amsterdam Town Constabulary Lance Corporal have been arrested while in the company of suspected criminals, police said.

The constable, who was on sick leave, was arrested at about 4:30 Sunday afternoon with one .32 pistol and 10 live matching round concealed in his crotch, the force said in a statement.

At the time, the law enforcement agency said the lawman was under a shed at Den Amstel, West Coast Demerara “gambling with persons of ill repute”.

Across at New Amsterdam, the Lance Corporal of the New Amsterdam Town Constabulary was among six persons- including two juveniles and and two brothers- as part of a probe into a robbery of A. Ali and Sons Gas Station at Main and King Streets, New Amsterdam on August 19, 2017.

Investigators were told that that three masked men, one of whom was armed with a gun, robbed the pump attendants -32-year oldPrakash Seenarine and 21-year old Darren Reddy – of GYD$86,000

Police said one toy gun, one cutlass and one hooded jersey were found in possession of several of the suspected gang members.

  • Ashwan Singh

    Catch them, convict them and Granger will soon pardon them ! After all the poor souls need a break and forgiveness for their misdeeds ! Hurraay !!!

    They can then start the process all over again …. conceal the gun in wherever, rob the gas station, catch them convict them and Granger will soon pardon them….Why ?
    Because they will vote for you know who in 2020, if we have an election !!

  • Col123

    I will pull one of those … oh , it’s happening all over the world thingy on you ……and cops don’t squeal on the other … just like them politicians