Minibus driver conductor robbed at gunpoint

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedBus driver shot during minibus robberyOctober 11, 2015In “Crime”Bandit nabbed with unlicensed gun, ammo – and cash he stole from minibus driver, passengerFebruary 8, 2016In “Crime”Siblings assaulted, robbed by armed trio in Grove home invasionSeptember 1, 2018In “Crime” Two armed bandits on Saturday evening attacked and robbed a minibus driver and his conductor while they were reportedly making a purchase at a shop at the Grove Squatting Area, East Bank Demerara.The victims, 40-year-old Wazeem Hussain of Section ‘C’ Block ‘Y’, Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara and 35-year-old Mark Richman of Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara along with others were in the business place at about 21:00h when the two armed men entered and instructed everyone to lay on the ground.The perpetrators then relieved the two victims of their cash, documents and cell phones. During the ordeal, one of the men discharged a round into the concrete floor but no one was injured.The men then quickly escaped the scene on a blue Honda CG motorcycle. The police were immediately summoned and an investigation was launched. read more

Colm Tóibín the only Irish novelist to make Man Booker Prize shortlist

first_imgThe Testament of Mary by Colm TóbínWe Need New Names by NoViolet BulawayoThe Luminaries by Eleanor CattonHarvest by Jim CraceThe Lowland by Jhumpa LahiriA Tale for the Time Being by Ruth OzekiThree Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist> COLM TÓIBÍN HAS made it onto this year’s Man Booker Prize shortlist with his book The Testament of Mary.The announcement was made this morning on the Man Booker Prize Twitter page and through a seven second Vine video.The longlist included two other Irish authors – Colum McCann’s TransAtlantic and Donal Ryan’s The Spinning Heart .It’s Toibín’s third time to feature on a Man Booker Prize shortlist, he also made the cut with The Blackwater Lightship (1999) and The Master (2004).The shortlist:last_img