MAN FATALLY SHOT IN CUYUNI BACKDAM AFTER KILLING GOLD MINER

MAN FATALLY SHOT IN CUYUNI BACKDAM AFTER KILLING GOLD MINER

A Gold Miner was fatally chopped by a Man in the Black Water Backdam, Cuyuni, Region Seven on Tuesday, July 26th,2022 after they were involved in an Alcohol Drinking Session.

It was also reported that the alleged Killer who was very aggressive during subsequent efforts to detain him , is also now deceased.

Dead are Andre Williams called “Roy” of Lethem, Region Nine and his killer, Ryan Singh of Pomeroon River, Region Two.

Reports are indicating that, the Incident took place on the Black Water Backdam’s Main Road, after the Two Men began arguing whiles they were walking in an intoxicated state, returning to their Camp. The Argument then quickly turned deadly, after Singh reportedly chopped Williams with a Cutlass until he fell to the ground. Singh then tried to flee the Area, but Two Men caught up with him and attempted to detain him.One of them was identified as a Supernumerary Constable employed with a Mining Company operating in the said Area.

According to the Police Reports further, the Supernumerary Constable was armed, and whiles he was trying to detain Singh, he was attacked by Singh who fired some Chops at the Supernumerary Constable with the Cutlass, the Supernumerary Constable however managed to safely defend himself by warding off the Chops with his Firearm. It was also reported that Three Gun Shots were fired . Singh then reportedly moved away from where he was, and collapsed in a Clump of Bushes.

The Police of Regional Police Division Number Seven, subsequently visited the Scene of this Occurrence to conduct their Investigations, and they also arrested the Supernumerary Constable.

It has also been reported that Williams’ body bore a Wound to the back of his Head and another to his lower Back, with Three deep Lacerations also to his Right Shoulder.

Police reports are also indicating that Singh ,sustained Gunshot Wounds to his Right Thigh, and upper Body. The bodies of both Men have since been transported to the Bartica Town’s Regional Public Hospital, as the Police from the Regional Police Division Number Seven, are continuing with their Investigations into the circumstances, surrounding this double fatal occurrence .

 

Edward Anthony Persaud

INDEPENDENT MEDIA PRACTISING PROFESSIONAL

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