Berbice money changer shot, robbed by bandits

first_imgA Berbice money changer was on Sunday morning robbed and shot by bandits who pounced on him at Springlands, Corriverton, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne).Money changer Mohamed Abdel Razack, also called AzimReports are Mohamed Abdel Razack, also called Azim, of Elijah Avenue, Springlands, was plying his trade at Springlands when the armed bandits attacked him.Guyana Times was told that the 42-year-old man was standing outside the Boyo’s Beer Garden along the Corriverton Public Road about 05:25h when the incident occurred.According to information received, the men confronted Razack and pulled him off of the concrete structure where he was sitting and took the money he had in his pocket.The money changer told this newspaper that he has been in business for over two years and had in excess of 8000 Surinamese dollars (SRD), US$100 and in excess of $200,000 local currency.“When they pull me off and I fall, one of them take the gun and lash me behind my head and ask where the money,” the man related.The money changer said he wrestled with the bandits to defend himself and screamed for help, but the road was desolate.“I hold on on his hand and twist it, because if I did not twist the hand, he could have shot me in my face or stomach.”He further detailed that a shot was fired, but he did not know at the time that he had been struck.“I beg a car driver to drop me at the station, because I just get rob and the Police respond to me same time. We went and search in all the back streets and we ain’t find nobody. When we come back to the Station, then I feel the burning on my foot and realised that I get shot in the left thigh,” Razack explained.He was rushed to the Skeldon Hospital, where he was treated.All three bandits are said to have been wearing hoods and two of them carried firearms.The Police are on the hunt for them.last_img read more

Wayne Rooney gives surprise response when asked to settle Messi vs Ronaldo debate

first_img 2 targets Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January 2 FAREWELL Wayne Rooney believes Lionel Messi is the best footballer of all time, not Cristiano Ronaldo.The 32-year-old played alongside CR7 for five years at Manchester United, but stated that he was simply not quite as good as the man they both faced in the 2009 Champions League final. silverware deals RANKED Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade IN DEMAND boost Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland REVEALED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won “Messi a bit of everything – you see him scoring goals from playing probably a deep midfield role at times, and where I’m probably still walking on the pitch he’s scoring.“So he is probably the best,” Rooney concluded. The English veteran, now playing in MLS with DC United, stood firm by his decision when comparing the Argentinian and Portuguese superstars.“Ronaldo has gone from a winger to a striker and a goalscorer,” he continued.“Rather than taking players on all the time, he has gone more one or two touch, getting in the box and scoring goals. Latest Manchester United News Solskjaer gives Pogba fitness update and calls him world’s best all-round midfielder Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested gameday cracker REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Rooney also suffered a second defeat to Messi’s Barcelona in the 2011 final, explaining: “In both games [finals], if we had been against any other team but Barcelona you would have fancied us to win.“In my eyes they are the best team ever and Messi is the best player ever.“What he gets to do is incredible. Messi has just got a bit of everything.”last_img read more