Anna Regina businessman brutally beaten, robbed by gunmen

Police are on the hunt for two gunmen who brutally beat and robbed a businessman of  Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast on Sunday night.

Janack Dharie, who owns and operates the Sanko General Store, told the Guyana News Agency that he was gun-butted and choked by the gunmen who entered his store at around 19:30hrs.


Two customers were in the store when the bandits entered and held them at gunpoint as they demanded cash. The businessman put up a resistance but the bandits overpowered him, held him down and beat him.

They stole a Samsung A 11 cellular phone, a pair of gold bangles, phone cards and $700,000 in cash before escaping. The businessman suffered injuries in the head and received several stitches at the Suddie Hospital.

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Police investigations are ongoing.




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