Lusignan contractor gunned down execution-style at construction site

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Police are investigating the murder of 49-year-old Kissoondatt Premsukh, a well-known contractor of 183 Lusignan, East Coast Demerara who was gunned down execution-style at a construction site at lot 44 D’Urban Street, Lodge Thursday afternoon.

A statement from Police Headquarters revealed that the victim was at the site with his employees when an armed male approached at around 17:40h and discharged several rounds at him; he was shot in the head and back.

Premsukh was pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown Public Hospital at about 18:13h.

“Stringent efforts are currently being made to apprehend the perpetrator,” Police said.

The News Room understands that the contractor was hired to build a church at the D’Urban Street location and reports indicate that this was not the first time someone tried to kill him.

Eyewitnesses also said that Premsukh was at the centre of a court matter for outstanding monies involving a Policeman.

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