Two men shot dead by cops in Golden Grove stakeout

Two men were fatally shot by police on Saturday night after ranks from the Guyana Police Force “challenged” them as they were allegedly in the process of executing a robbery.

The men have been identified as Paul Basscom, 26, of 534 Block X Diamond, East Coast Demerara and Alberto Grant, 27, of Meadowbrook.

A press release from the police said that “acting on information received that a robbery had been planned to be carried out on a gold miner, the police staked out an area at Golden Grove, EBD during last night, Saturday December 07, 2013.” The gold miner referred to by the police resides at 756 Section C Block Y Diamond Housing Scheme, ECD.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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