The police today said that at about 1900h last night, businessman Bannsingh Guyadin, 72 years, of Maida, Corentyne, and Kissoondat Madhoo, 28 years, of Bush Lot, Corentyne, were shot and injured to their feet during an armed robbery.
Police said that the victims had just returned in a motor vehicle to Guyandin’s residence when they were attacked by two men, one of whom was armed with a shotgun. The armed man discharged rounds hitting Guyadin to his left foot and Madhoo to both feet.
The perpetrators then took away a bag with $400,000 and escaped.
Guyadin and Madhoo have been admitted to the New Amsterdam Hospital, police said.
Investigations are in progress.