Security guard shot

first_img– robbed of guns, cash at ECD bankA security officer attached to the Roshan Khan (RK) Security Service was on Monday evening shot and robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash. The robbery occurred at about 19:30h in the vicinity of a popular Le Resouvenir, East Coast Demerara (ECD) bank.Dameon Pears, a 34-year-old security guard, was attempting to make a deposit at the bank when he was shot to his knee and relieved of the cash which belongs to a popular supermarket.According to information received, Pears and another guard arrived at the bank with the cash and upon their arrival; they saw a car parked a short distance away. It was while they were walking towards the bank that the gunmen pounced.The gunman’s accomplice also relieved the security guards of two .32 firearms. Crime Chief Wendel Blanhum told Guyana Times that Police are yet to make any arrest but noted that investigators are reviewing the CCTV footage from surrounding businesses.Last October, another security guard attacked to the security service was shot during a brazen daylight robbery in which gunmen carted off close to $4 million. Garvin Trotman, 29, of Enmore, East Coast Demerara, was shot twice to his right shoulder by three armed bandits, moments after he and his colleagues had uplifted cash from the Dr Balwant Singh Hospital and were en route to the bank. The bandits rode up on motorcycles alongside the RK Security vehicle and opened fire on the guards while demanding the cash. In that incident, the guards were relieved of the undisclosed sum but not of their weapons.last_img read more