[www.inewsguyana.com] – A Fisherman is this morning counting his losses after being robbed by an armed bandit shortly before sunrise on Sunday, September 27.
Police say, at about 04:15 hours fish vendor Omar Esau, 49 years, of Providence, was in his motor vehicle at the Meadow Bank Wharf, when he was held up by two men, one of whom was armed with a firearm.
The perpetrators took away $380,000.00 and a cell phone and escaped.
During the incident a round was discharged by the armed man which grazed fisherman Pooran Singh, 47 years, of Unity, East Coast Demerara to his abdomen.
Investigations are in progress.