Man apprehended after shooting Berbice resident

first_img…confessed to carrying out several robberiesThirty-six-year-old Ganesh Jagdeo, of High Reef Albion, Corentyne, Berbice, is now a patient at the New Amsterdam Hospital after being brutally attacked, robbed of three cellphones and other items, and shot by bandits.Guyana Times understands that Jagdeo and a relative were sitting under their house when the suspects, armed with a gun and cutlasses, pounced on them, demanding valuables. Jagdeo resisted his attackers, and the man with the gun discharged four rounds in his direction, causing Jagdeo to sustain injuries to his right hand and right side ribs. The bandits then relieved their victims of the stated booty before making good their escape.The Police were called, and, acting on information, swooped down on a location at Topoo in Albion, where a 22-year-old suspect was arrested. He was found to be in possession of a black shirt used to hide his face during the commission of the robbery.He later led ranks to an area where a .32 revolver along with live rounds, two bicycles and a cutlass were found; and has since confessed to the crime and given the identities of his accomplices to the Police.Investigators reveal that the man has also confessed to carrying out other robberies recently committed in the area.Stringent efforts by the ranks have since led to the arrest of a salesman at Ankerville, Port Mourant, who had reportedly accepted some of the stolen goods.The Police are continuing their investigations.last_img

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