Man charged with shooting at cops, forging transport in $10M fraud

A man was yesterday charged with shooting at policemen as well as forging a transport as part of a scheme to defraud another person of over $10 million.

Gopaul Tiwari, 48, appeared before city magistrate Judy Latchman and was charged with unlawfully and maliciously discharging a loaded firearm at two constables, with the intent to resist or prevent unlawful apprehension, on May 9, at Diamond, East Bank Demerara.

It was also alleged that between April 1 and May 28, 2015, at Georgetown, with the intent to defraud, Tiwari conspired with a person or persons unknown to forge a transport stating that it was issued by the Deeds Registry…..