Gunmen snatch $1.2M payroll
A building contractor on his way to pay workers was robbed at gunpoint of $1.2 million by two bandits on a motorcycle who were waiting for him at the Enmore Estate Road, East Coast Demerara.
Up to press time last evening, the police were still looking for the motor cycle and the two men.
According to the information reaching Stabroek News, around 1:30pm, Hardat Persaud of Eccles, East Bank Demerara, was driving a car along the Enmore Estate Road en route to his worksite when he noticed two men on a motorcycle.
As he slowed down while approaching a speed bump, one of the men ran out with a handgun. The man then demanded the bag with money before escaping on the motor cycle with his accomplice.
The police were later informed.