TRAUMATISED: Aslim Mohammed yesterday recounting how his father was shot
Mohammed, 55, also known as `Jacks’, was attacked at the wharf of the
Georgetown Fishermen’s Co-op Society Limited at Meadow Bank, Greater
Georgetown, witnesses said. He was there as usual to buy fish and was shot in
the right side abdomen when he refused to hand over his money bag with $1.5M,
of Good Hope, East Coast Demerara, was in critical condition in the High
Dependency Unit (HDU) of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC),
relatives said. He was scheduled to undergo surgery late yesterday afternoon
to remove the bullet lodged in his abdomen.
SHOT: Azad Mohammed
the bandits grabbed the bag from his father and fled on two motorcycles which
they had parked in an alleyway near the wharf. The son said the bandits
escaped unchallenged although many other persons were around.
said soon after the gunmen fled he took his father, who was covered in blood
and screaming in pain, to the hospital.
The Georgetown Fishermen’s Co-op Society Limited wharf where Mohammed was shot.
believe the robbers had been surveying his movements for some time before they
The Guyana Chronicle understands that the day prior to the shooting, the three men identified as the same gunmen who shot Mohammed were on the wharf enquiring about his whereabouts.
Saturday, February 25, 2006