Two arrested for shooting GRA Officer


Two persons were arrested in connection with the robbery and shooting of an Enforcement Officer of the Guyana Revenue Authority at about 4:30hrs on Saturday.

According to the police, the 35-year-old victim of Cactus Street, West Ruimveldt, Georgetown was about to enter his home when he was pounced upon by a male suspect, armed with a handgun.

He was relieved of a pouch containing a service pistol with seventeen live rounds, but not before he was shot to the abdomen.

The victim has been admitted at a private medical institution in a stable condition.

The police were able to recover a spent shell at the scene and subsequently arrested two males.

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