Businessman robbed near Police Headquarters

first_imgA fuel dealer of Barima, North West District was on Monday relieved of close to .2 million by four armed men in the vicinity of Police Headquarters, Eve Leary.The 32-year-old businessman, Randy France and his taxi driver for the past six years were reportedly sitting in a parked car at the Kingston seawall close to the Tactical Services Unit, Eve Leary when he was relieved of a bag containing the money.Reports are the businessman travelled to the city to transact business at the Guyana Energy Agency but before going for his appointment at 13:30h he went to a city bank where he changed a cheque worth $5, 610 000. In addition, he had another $630, 000 in his possession. However, after leaving the bank, the duo went to the German Restaurant where they purchased some food and went to the seawall where they had lunch and waited for the 13:30h appointment at GEA. It was while waiting they were accosted by the gunmen.The man’s driver’s licence, passport, Tax Identification Number (TIN) and Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) card for another bank were also in the bag with which the gunmen escaped from the scene.Upon doing so, the men then entered a Toyota Raum and made good their escape. The Police have since arrested the taxi driver in connection with the robbery, but the businessman has been using his services for the past six years.The Police are continuing their investigations.last_img read more

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Former Leicester and Ipswich man in bid to win MLS deal

first_img1 Sean St Ledger Former Leicester defender Sean St Ledger has joined DC United on trial as he bids to revive his career in the United States.St Ledger has been without a club since a short-term contract with Ipswich expired in November without him ever appearing for Mick McCarthy’s side.The 30-year-old had joined Ipswich after he was released by Leicester last summer following three years with the club.And now the MLS has confirmed that the St Ledger is now on trial with DC United, who are currently preparing for the new season.last_img read more

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