Construction worker shot dead at Belle Vue

-neighbourhood cops implicated

A construction worker was shot dead at Belle Vue, West Bank Demerara on Wednesday evening, minutes after a heated argument with his neighbour and his family is alleging that he was killed by a group of neighbourhood police.

Godfrey Jhaggroo, 20, of 31 Belle Vue, West Bank Demerara, was headed to the Wales Police Station to file a report against his neighbour, who had hit him in the stomach with a piece of wood. Eyewitnesses said that he was walking along the unlit public road when they suddenly heard gunshots and saw Jhaggroo’s body being dumped into a vehicle.

Three men have been taken into custody, police said yesterday.

Police said Jhaggroo was involved in an argument with his mother, during which his neighbour, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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