Armed bandits rob businessman of bag containing $4M


Police are investigating a $4M robbery committed on a businessman in the vicinity of Conversation Tree, East Coast Demerara, on Tuesday evening. A police report said that, about 18:20 hrs on Tuesday, the businessman and another relative were in their motor vehicle at the traffic light in the vicinity of Conversation Tree, Rupert Craig Highway, when they were confronted by two men armed with handguns.

The perpetrators had driven up in another motor vehicle alongside the victims’ vehicle and discharged rounds at the vehicle, shattering a window.  The robbers then reportedly took away a bag containing $4 million and escaped. (Shirley Thomas)