Man robbed, shot by bicycle bandit at wake house

first_imgAn East Bank Demerara man is now nursing a gunshot wound to his right leg after he was shot during a robbery on Wednesday evening. The incident occurred at about 21:00h at the Beterverwagting/Triumph area, East Coast Demerara.The injured man has been identified as 62-year-old Allan Ramjit of Herstelling, East Bank Demerara.It was reported that Ramjit had gone to attend a funeral at his in-law’s house and later that night, he was standing on the bridge outside the yard when the lone suspect approached on a bicycle.The perpetrator whipped out a handgun and pointed it at Ramjit, ordering him to hand over his valuables. However, Ramjit resisted and the suspect discharge a round, hitting him to his right leg.Upon being shot, the victim fell to the ground and the suspect then relieved him of two cellular phones before making good his escape on his pedal cycle.The injured man was picked up by relatives and rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where they were treated and sent away several hours later.Meanwhile, the Police have since launched an investigation into the incident and are looking for the suspect. A spent shell was retrieved from the scene.last_img read more


first_imgAt the bottom of this story you can click to see all the results from the weekend’s Even Ages Cross Country Championships held in Stranorlar.With all clubs from the county in attendance and nearly 300 juvenile athletes competing, a big thank you to everyone who came out yesterday. Thanks also to the Finn Valley club for hosting these Championships.Next week, the Uneven Ages and Novice Championships will be held in Burt, hosted by the Inishowen AC club.  The initiative shown by the Inishowen club to provide another venue for cross country running in the county is very welcome.  By bringing Donegal athletics into the heart of their community, it helps to promote athletics further in this part of the county which in turn should provide a boost to the local club.  We hope all clubs turn out in big numbers again next week to support these Championships. For your information, the course is beside the Burt GAA club with toilets, changing, etc provided at the GAA club.  This is located along the main Letterkenny-Derry Road (on the left hand side coming into Burt).  There will be signposting.To see all the results simply click here:Donegal Juvenile Cross Country Championships Even Ages 2011DONEGAL JUVENILE CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS – EVEN AGES was last modified: October 3rd, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DONEGAL JUVENILE CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS – EVEN AGESlast_img read more