Attempted murder, armed robbery laid against suspects in North West raid

Two men were yesterday charged with involvement in last week’s raid at Five Star Backdam, North West District, during which a Brazilian was shot multiple times and others were robbed of over $2 million in raw gold and a gun and ammunition.

Roger Simon, no address given, was charged with discharging a loaded firearm and intent to commit murder. He and Ashman Scott, called ‘Duke,’ 34, of Lot Z Supply, East Bank Demerara, were jointly charged with two counts of robbery under arms. They were not required to plead to the indictable charges which were read to them by Magistrate Hazel Octave-Hamilton, at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court.

It is alleged that on July 18, Simon discharged a loaded firearm at Felix Lasaro Dos Santos Souza with intent to commit murder. Also on the….