home for mother's funeral
A 62-year-old overseas-based Guyanese was
recently relieved of approximately $1
million in cash and jewelry, when two armed masked
men confronted him in Goed Bananen Land , Berbice.
Amin Ghanie, known as ‘Baker', a resident
of Canada , came to Guyana last Thursday for his mother's
Reports reaching Kaieteur News stated that at about
06:45 pm Saturday evening Gannie and his friends,
Brijmohan Sarwan, known as Magic, Veena Ramrattan and
Jerry Bacchus, were relaxing in the bottom flat of
Ghanie's home at 17 Goed Bananen Land, Canje, Berbice,
when they were attacked. According to reports, the two
masked men suddenly appeared and, before anyone could
react, one of the men placed a gun to the head of Ghanie
and Sarwan and requested that no one moved.
They relieved Ghanie of his gold jewellery and stripped
him of his clothing, leaving him naked.
In his pants pocket he reportedly had C'dn$3,000,
US$2,000 and $5,000 in local currency. The gunmen
pistol-whipped Sarwan to the head, before fleeing through
the backyard and escaping via the road aback of Ghanie's
An alarm was raised and the police were
summoned. To date, no one has been arrested.