Armed men storm Providence business

first_img– employee confesses to staging robberyFive armed men with handguns held three security guards at gun point and bound their hands and feet before making their way into a business establishment at Plantation Road, Providence, East Bank Demerara (EBD) on Monday.The perpetrators reportedly removed a safe with valuables that was in a section of the building which housed a family employed by the business’ owner. During the ordeal, the intruders assaulted one of the family members after demanding the keys for the safe.As the suspects were fleeing the premises with the safe, they saw a Police patrol and were forced to abandon their loot and escape.Based on closed circuit television footage, a male employee of the company was seen aiding the suspects in the commission of the crime to which he later confessed to have staged.Two of five suspects have since been arrested and will be arraigned today along with the employee who confessed to staging the robbery. Stringent efforts are being made to have the others apprehended and charged.The Police in a release stated that those to be charged are Gilbert “Gaza” Burrows, 25, of Lot 190 Elizer Street, Lodge Housing Scheme; Terron “Stereo” Niles, 32, of Norton Street, Bagotstown, EBD; and the employee, Deodat Ramdhanie, 21, of Lot 52 Block Y Cornelia Ida, West Coast Demerara.last_img read more