Overseas-based Guyanese, custom broker robbed at gunpoint

first_imgMoments after returning home from transacting business in Georgetown on Thursday, an overseas-based Guyanese, along with a relative, of Nonpareil, East Coast Demerara (ECD), was held at gunpoint and relieved of $1.2 million in cash and other personal items by two men.Based on reports received, 36-year-old Riaz Ally, a custom broker, and Ramotar Mansingh, 45, of Lot 76 Section B Nonpareil visited the Republic Bank Branch at Triumph, ECD, about 10:00h and Mansingh reportedly withdrew $1.5 million.After the transaction, the two travelled to Georgetown and purchased building materials. However, after conducting business, the two men returned home in their motor car bearing registration number GPP 3666 and parked in the entrance to their property.As the two men were about to exit the vehicle, two armed men confronted them and ordered them to lie on the ground in the yard during which they committed the robbery. Ally was relieved of $100,000 in cash, two mobile phones, two gold bands and a gold chain while Mansingh was relieved of $600,000 in cash and a mobile phone.In addition, one of the men went into the vehicle and collected a bag containing $500,000 and at the same time, he discharged a round into the air. The two men then boarded a silver grey Allion motor car and made good their escape.After the men left, the Police were summoned and upon arriving at the scene, a .32 spent shell was recovered. In addition, four fingerprints were lifted from the victims’ vehicle. The Police are also in receipt of CCTV footage as they continue their investigations. Up to late Thursday evening, no arrests have been made.last_img read more

DONEGAL GAA PLAYER GETS HIS SUBWAY MADE FOR HIM BY LIVERPOOL STARS

first_imgDungloe GAA player Joe Sweeney was left astonished when he had his Subway sandwich made for him by Liverpool star Daniel Sturridge. Sweeney, a die-hard Liverpool fan, was left stunned when he seen Liverpool stars Daniel Sturridge and Jordan Henderson making sandwiches in the popular food outlet in Boston.The Liverpool stars are currently on a pre-season tour in Boston and played Roma at Fenway Park. Sturridge has endorsed the Subway brand in the past and was the face of their World Cup advertising campaign.Sweeney, a student at GMIT, is in Boston for the summer working and playing football for Donegal Boston.He a nephew of former Donegal All-Star Adrian Sweeney and couldn’t believe it when  he saw the two England internationals preparing subs for customers.The Donegal man posted a video of Sturridge preparing the sub on his Facebook timeline with a caption that read “It’s not everyday Daniel Sturridge makes you a subway!!” He added “They were both sound and were having good craic with the customers in the shop, and to be fair Sturridge made a great Subway too, so it was all good.“He’s a brilliant player and he has a cracking left foot, although I think Uncle Eddie’s was better.”    DONEGAL GAA PLAYER GETS HIS SUBWAY MADE FOR HIM BY LIVERPOOL STARS was last modified: July 26th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:bostonDaniel SturridgedonegaldungloeFeaturesJoe SweeneyJordan HenersonnewsSubwaylast_img read more