MEN WHO WENT TO POLICE AND REPORTED THAT THEY WERE ROBBED OF THEIR EMPLOYER’S MONEY, BUT HAD THE CASH IN THEIR HAVERSACK, IDENTIFIED
The men have been identified as Vijay Deochand and Lincoln Scott and were detained for giving false information to Police. According to the Police, at around 16:40 hrs yesterday (Tueday 1st of November, 2022), a 35-year-old mason of Golden Grove, EBD and a 25-year-old laborer of Golden Grove, EBD, came to the Grove Police Station and reported that they were robbed by six men on bicycles, armed with knives at Friendship, EBD.
According to the 35-year-old mason, he was robbed of $125,000 cash (Guyana currency), property of his employer. He also reported that he lost one red Samsung A3 cellphone, valued $45,000.
The 25-year-old laborer reported he was robbed of his cellphone value $32,000, a wallet valued $5000 and containing $1000 cash (GC), his national identification card and other documents.
Both men were interviewed by ranks of the Grove Police station and CID during which it was suspected their report was false in nature. As a result, a search was carried out on their respective haversacks and during so, the aforementioned items which they claimed they were robbed of were found therein.
They were both told of the offence committed, cautioned, arrested and placed into custody, and items lodged.
Source: Action News Guyana (Reprinted with Permission)