[www.inewsguyana.com] – A massive police raid in Diamond East Bank Demerara between Friday and Saturday has resulted in the arrest of two men who had posed as police officers and robbed unsuspecting persons.
Police in statement on Sunday, March 29 said that “the two men who were arrested by the police…have been identified as being two of the men who posed as police and conducted an illegal roadblock at Mahaicony, ECD, on March 18, 2015, and committed an armed robbery on some salesmen.”
During the arrest of the two men, the police had also recovered a .32 semi-automatic pistol with 12 rounds along with seventeen (17) rounds 5.56 calibre ammunition and a quantity of cocaine and marijuana.
The police had also managed to re – arrest Rayon Paddy, who escaped from the Georgetown Public Hospital while under police guard in January shortly after robbing the Popeye’s Fast Food outlet on Vlissengen Road, Georgetown.
According to a police report, Paddy was captured on Friday evening, while another man who was wanted in connection with several armed robberies was also arrested.