Bandits kill Essequibo Coast newspaper vendor

first_imgAn Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), newspaper vendor was shot and killed on Friday evening.Dead: Sham “Chunnilall” and “Paper man” MunilallDead is Sham Munilall called “Chunnilall” and “Paper man” of Lot 61 First Street, Queenstown, Essequibo Coast. The incident occurred at his home at about 19:30h.Guyana Times understands that Munilall was at home with his wife and two daughters when two armed bandits pounced on the family.Up to press time, it was unclear what transpired and if the perpetrators managed to take anything from the family.However, neighbours told this newspaper that they heard two gunshots but did not realise what it was at the time.They explained that there was a party nearby and the music was loud and they initially thought the loud explosive sounds were firecrackers. It was not until they heard screams coming from the house that they were alerted that something was amiss.Persons told this publication that when they rushed out, they saw two males running away from the house.When contacted, Regional Commander Crystal Robinson told Guyana Times late on Friday evening that ranks were out combing the backlands for the two suspects. At the time, she was still awaiting details about the incident from investigators, who were still at the scene.Munilall was also a vendor of Guyana Times newspaper.The Management and staff of the Times Media Group wish to extend sincerest condolences to the wife and children as well as other relatives and friends of Mr Munilall.last_img read more