[www.inewsguyana.com] – It was a dramatic scene on Wednesday morning (September 09) when four alleged thieves tried to escape with two goats in a vehicle, leaving a policeman under close arrest and a man nursing a gunshot wound to his buttocks.
iNews understands that at about 05:30 hrs, the police responded to a report of suspected larceny of goats and on arrival at the Helena No. 2 Public Road, Mahaica, East Coast Demerara, three men and a woman were seen in a motor vehicle with two goats.
A police report noted that the men and the woman made efforts to escape and were pursued by the police, during which one of the men allegedly attacked a rank with a pair of scissors and was shot to his buttocks.
The injured man has been admitted to the Mahaicony Hospital, while another man and the woman were arrested and are in police custody. It was noted that the Police Office of Professional Responsibility is conducting investigations into the incident and the police rank concerned is under close arrest.