GUYANA POLICE FORCE
The police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred about 1030h. today October 16, 2008 at Charlotte Street, Georgetown, during which Michelle Sam of West Ruimveldt was attacked and robbed by two men, both of whom were armed with handguns.
Investigations revealed that the victim had gone to two city banks and withdrawn a total of $2.5 million which she placed in a bag on the back seat of her motor vehicle. She then went to another bank and withdrew a further $500,000.00, after leaving the rest of the money in the vehicle.
As she was approaching her vehicle, she was confronted by the two armed men who held her up and took away all the cash, her jewellery and car key and escaped.
The police are investigating the murder of Kenneth Alleyne, 27 years, a mason of Goed Fortuin Squatting Area, West Bank Demerara, which occurred at about 2130h last night Wednesday October 15, 2008 at Goed Fortuin.
Investigations revealed that Kenneth Alleyne was attending a ‘wake’ and intervened in an argument between two men on the roadway with a view to making peace, when one of the men stabbed him about his body and escaped.
He was taken to the West Demerara Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
About 1130h. Wednesday October 15, 2008, police ranks conducted a search on a farm at Nappi, Central Rupununi , where they found an unlicensed 20 gauge shotgun.
A man has been arrested and is in police custody assisting with the investigations.
The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of miner Mortimer Clarke of Farm, EBD, which occurred at about 1000h. yesterday October 15th 2008 at Goat Creek Backdam, Essequibo River .
Investigations revealed that Clarke was mining in a pit when it caved in on him. He was taken out and rushed to the Bartica Hospital where he was pronounced dead.