Gunmen storm Good Hope Business; Employees, Patrons held at gunpoint



gunBy Tracey Khan – Drakes

[] – Three armed men earlier today (June, 24) stormed a Good Hope, East Coast Demerara business and carted off with an undisclosed sum of cash.

Muneshwar Persaud of Muneshwar’s hardware store was in tears and related that this is a big blow to his business. This is the fourth time the man is being robbed.

The robbery occurred at approximately 14:40hrs, and according to Persaud, the men ‎were armed with a high powered weapon, a chopper and a hand gun.

They entered the business place and ordered employees and patrons to lie face down. The cashier was then ordered to hand over all the cash and the men even robbed the patrons of their personal possession. A gun was even placed to the face of one of the employees.

‎iNews understands that as the gunmen made good their escape, they robbed an elderly woman.

Persaud said he is grateful that no one was hurt and is now contemplating his next step. ‎The entire incident was caught on surveillance cameras.




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