Owner of Kishan's
Aluminum Window Factory, at
Lot 27-28 Courbane Park, East Coast Demerara, Mr Sarwanwant Kishan
is very worried that someone wants to destroy his plant because of
the stiff competition it offers.
Kishan in his office yesterday
The 36-year-old businessman said so
yesterday following a second failed grenade
attack on the premises.
second failed grenade attack
mini-fragmentation bomb did not explode Monday night but, if it did,
his employees might also have been killed, Kishan told the Guyana
said he was not present when the discovery was made but staff
members told him that, when they arrived for work, they found the
grenade in the building where windows are manufactured.
said the pin was missing and the explosive appeared to be old and
corrosion could have been the reason it did not detonate before
Police took it away.
said neighbours reported seeing four men, who disembarked a motor
car, lurking in front of the place on Monday night.
said it was the second time a grenade was set to go off there after
a first attempt two weeks ago.
On the previous occasion, the
explosive was found in the compound between a bond and the factory
and Police were summoned then, too.
said the persons responsible for the Monday night incident fired
several gunshots, probably to scare his four vicious Doberman dogs.
said he will be implementing new security measures and armed guards
would be on duty in an effort to prevent a recurrence at his
said the Monday night occurrence was "very strange"
because he does not have problems with anyone and operates "a
crystal clear business."
who defused it said Kishan's employees spotted the grenade amongst
some louvre window frames they were packing on Tuesday morning.
November 24, 2005