Lusignan girl gunned down for phone

-killer escaped in red car

An 18-year-old cosmetologist hurrying home to tend to a client’s hair was yesterday shot dead by a lone gunman moments after he snatched her cell phone.

Ashmini Harriram called Monisha of Lusig-nan Railway Embankment, East Coast Demerara sustained a gunshot injury to her head and died before arriving at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH). Police are on the hunt for a red car that the shooter later fled in.

Residents and relatives were anguished and incensed yesterday. The attack on Harriram occurred a few hours after an attempted gun-point robbery on a Mahaica businessman two villages away (see other story on page 8). She had no known enemies or problems that could have resulted in her death and according to relatives it does appear as  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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