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.