Vice President of the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and former President of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA), Patrick Harding was on Monday evening relieved of his motorcar and other personal belongings.
Reports are Harding was travelling along Cemetery Road, Georgetown, in his motorcar when his mobile phone rang and he pulled over to the side of the roadway to answer it.
It was at this time, a motorcar pulled up alongside him and its occupants demanded that he take down his window. In so doing, Harding was held at gunpoint and pulled out of the vehicle.
During the ordeal, the armed men took away Harding’s the personal belongings after which they sped away with his Toyota Allion motorcar bearing registration number PWW 5610.
Harding, who was manhandled during the robbery, sustained injuries to his hand which required medical attention. He was treated and sent away.
The Police were summoned and an investigation was launched. Up to Tuesday, the car was not recovered and not one was arrested.