Farmer shot during robbery


A cash crop farmer of Friendship on the East Bank Demerara is now hospitalised after being shot to the right thigh during a robbery at his home at about 06:45h this morning.

Police said initial investigations revealed that the 65-year-old man was attacked by three armed men and was robbed of an undisclosed sum of cash.

He was shot to the right thigh and is in a serious but stable condition at the Georgetown Public Hospital.

One spent shell of a small calibre weapon was retrieved from the scene.

No arrests have been made. An investigation is ongoing.

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