BEI guard shot in attempted robbery

One man is in custody following the shooting of a security guard during an attempted robbery at the Berbice Educational Insti-tute (BEI), New Amster-dam yesterday morning.

Two of the three guards who were on duty at the time of the incident sustained injuries. According to information gathered, five men carried out the attack around 2.20 am and they were armed with a hand gun and a knife. One guard related that only one of the bandits was masked…..