Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Owner killed in bar hold-up*

shot in stomach: Ashram Persad

Ashram Persad was stooping behind the bar at his business place in Manzanilla on Saturday night when two armed men stormed in and announced a hold-up.
On hearing the commotion, the 46-year-old bar owner quickly stood up to see what was going on and his sudden movement surprised one of the armed men, who opened fire in his direction, police said.
Persad was hit once in the stomach and fell to the ground bleeding profusely from his wound.
The armed assailants then took an undisclosed sum from the cash register, before fleeing the scene.

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