Caribbean Newspaper Search

Loading

Tuesday, August 9

NY Visitor shot, robbed on arrival

Kaieteur News: "An overseas based Guyanese who returned home yesterday morning for a religious function for his mother was welcomed by bandits who shot him in his neck and robbed him shortly after he had touched down at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri.
His cousin was also shot in the leg during the brazen attack by two gunmen.
Shortly after 05:00 hours yesterday, 28-year-old Prem Persaud of the United States and his cousin Sathrohan Persaud were attacked just as they arrived at the home of a relative at Middle Road La Penitence."