A security guard, attached to the Best Buy Hardware Store, Bladen Hall, East Coast Demerara (ECD), was killed after challenging two men who invaded his workplace while he was on duty.
Dead is Sattaur Kaderr, 53, of Foulis, ECD. He was chopped about his body by two men in what is believed to have been an attempted robbery.
According to reports, around 22:45h on Wednesday, Kaderr attempted to confront two men who had entered the business place’s compound from the rear and it was during this confrontation that the perpetrators dealt several chops about the security guard’s body with cutlasses before fleeing the scene.
Kaderr was subsequently rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The deceased man’s son indicated that his uncle telephoned informing him and their family of the tragedy that had befallen his father.
It was highlighted that Kaderr had only been employed at the entity for one year prior to his death. He leaves to mourn his wife, three children and other relatives.
Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum on Thursday said that investigations were still ongoing. However, several persons were taken in for questioning – two of whom remain suspects.