[www.inewsguyana.com] – Police have confirmed that prison escapee, 28 – year – old Vickram Persaud called ‘Lil John’ was shot dead tonight during an armed confrontation with police at Fort Wellington, West Coast Berbice.
Persaud, of Doctor Dam, La Grange, WBD, had earlier today escaped from the lock-ups at the Georgetown Magistrate Court where he was waiting to attend Court. An unlicensed .38 revolver has been recovered by the police. The body is at the GPHC mortuary.
Persaud was charged with the offence of murder. The two prisoners still at large include, Keron Cummings, who was charged with a series of robberies and 20 – year – old Randolph Marks, who is charged with the murder of Patsan Trading Employee.