[www.inewsguyana.com] – The trigger man in the murder of Lusignan hairdresser, 18 – year – old Ashmini Harriram. at one point in his life served as a valuable asset to the Guyana Police Force by informing them about criminal activities, according to a usually credible police source.
iNews understands that the suspect’s information to the police assisted in the successful prosecution of several cases.
iNews was informed that the main suspect and his associate who drove him to the scene, told investigators exactly how they were contacted to do the job and their association with the contractors.
The two men were allegedly paid some $2.5M to execute the hit by a relative of the teenager. It is alleged that the relative suspected that the teen ‘snitched’ to the police about where some drugs were hidden.
Prior to the murder, the police had seized a shipment of drugs, which allegedly belonged to the relative and one of his drugs associate.
The young woman was shot in her head in Lusignan, East Coast Demerara on July 10, minutes after she disembarked a minibus. Her $8,000 cell phone was the only thing stolen from her.
The story began to unravel when the police on Wednesday (September 03) arrested two young men from Georgetown who confessed to travelling to the East Coast to carry out the hit on the woman.