[www.inewsguyana.com] – Sancarlos Sukhu, 30 years, of Kara Kara, Linden is currently nursing gunshot wounds at a hospital after he was shot and injured to his right ankle and shoulder during a robbery last evening.
According to police, the an armed robbery occurred at about 18:30 hrs yesterday (Wednesday October 22), at Eccles Public Road, East Bank Demerara.
Investigations have revealed that Sukhu was in a motor vehicle driven by Hai San Wong, 65 years, of Kara Kara when they stopped at the traffic lights.
During this time a man armed with a firearm came up to the vehicle and held them up and demanded cash. A sum of money was handed over to the perpetrator who demanded more and discharged rounds in the process; hitting Sukhu, after which he escaped.
Sukhu has been admitted to hospital as investigations continue.
This is not the first time such an act of criminality has occurred at this intersection. Recall Designer Trevor Rose and others were gunned down several months ago at this location.