Gunmen invade casino at Princess Ramada Hotel – one bandit captured, others escape with undisclosed amount of cash

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A policeman and several other persons have been injured when heavily armed gunmen stormed the Casino at the Princess Ramada Hotel at Providence, East Bank Demerara around  3:45 hrs this morning.

One of the gunmen was captured by the Police, seen herein the back of a Police patrol vehicle
One of the gunmen was captured by the Police, seen herein the back of a Police patrol vehicle

The Guyana Police Force, in a statement, said the gunmen discharged rounds into the air and held up the security guard on duty at the casino and took away his shotgun and ammunition.

Police said the gunmen then ordered everyone to lie on the ground and took the security guard to the cashier cage where they held up the cashier and took away an undisclosed sum of foreign and local currency.
 
During this, the bandits discharged rounds indiscriminately resulting in four employees Eon Garraway, James Gregory, Orlando Knights and Udairan Sookraj receiving injuries to their left hand, left foot, left hand and right hand, respectively. INews understands they have been admitted to hospital.
 
Police said three patrons in the casino at the time -Melissa Ferguson, Jermaine Mason and Roshel Fraser were also assaulted by the gunmen during the brazen invasion.

It is understood that three of the gunmen managed to escape while one was captured. He is currently assisting the police with  investigations.

Reports say that some of those injured are expected to undergo surgery soon. Investigations are in progress. INews will bring you more details in a subsequent report.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. What a beautiful country we live in,some friends from canada just called me this morning to say they they have cancel their trip for the celebration next month,I guess they are smart.Many more will be doing the same thing.

  2. Another thug useless piece of crap these ppl feel they can do anything because big papa would release them from prison the moment they get it so why worry–they want money for the big jump up party coming up–so they will do anything to get it.

  3. Gunmen invade casino at Princess Ramada Hotel – one bandit captured, others escape with undisclosed amount of cash
    Dem boyz ent tecking left out – dem boyz want big money fuh big upcoming pnc jump up and dem boyz ent kare whey dem geh it from. abee dis powea ouse security ministuh cack eye an all have guyanese covered so dont worry

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