CANU member held after fatal hit-and-run

A member of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) is now in custody after a hit and run on Sunday night along the De Kinderen Public Road, West Coast Demerara, left a man dead.

Shameer Mangal, 57, of De Kinderen, is believed to have been pitched into a drain after the collision, which occurred about 9.30 pm as he was walking home.

Police, in a statement, said investigations have revealed that Mangal was walking along the roadway when he was struck down by  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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