Gas station employees Prakash Seenarine, 32, and Darren Reddy, 21, attacked and robbed while on duty at their place of employment at Main and King Streets in New Amsterdam, Berbice on Saturday evening, are now in a traumatised state, especially after their lives had been threatened if they failed to comply with the bandits’ instructions.
Based on reports received, the two employees were pounced on by two armed men while another accomplice was seen “keeping watch” on King Street. The incident occurred at about 20:15hrs.
INews was informed that the bandits had placed both victims to lie on the ground before relieving them of some $86,000 belonging to the company in an ordeal that lasted for mere minutes; and fled the scene on foot in an easterly direction along King Street, in company of their waiting accomplice.
Police are in the process of reviewing the CCTV footage attached to the gas station as investigations continue.