A post-mortem performed yesterday on the body of Montrose
businessman Gopaul Mohan, revealed that 14
bullets were pumped into the body.
Police sources confirmed that, during the autopsy, the
pathologist discovered the fresh bullet wounds in several
parts of Mohan's body.
At least three of the wounds were found in Mohan's head.
The finding adds another dimension to the investigation, as
police are now trying to ascertain if robbery was the real
Mohan was gunned down on Tuesday night at his bar in
Montrose, East Coast Demerara by two men who posed as regular
His wife, Surojnie Somra, had stated that the men stole a
quantity of cash from a drawer behind the counter.
There are reports that when the businessman staggered after
receiving the first gunshot, one of the men discharged several
rounds into his body.
Police recovered ten .32 spent shells.
Investigators say that they were given a very good
description of the killers, and they are confident that it
would not be long before these are captured.
The dead man's wife had told this newspaper that the men
could be identified, since they had visited the bar of at
least three previous occasions.
“I see them like two, three times, you know; but dey just
normal customers and dey laugh and talk normal,” the woman
had told Kaieteur News in an interview the day after the
She said that while the men were not from the area, they
had visited the bar before, and she now believes that they
were planning their move during the earlier visits.
She said that, on Tuesday night, there was nothing about
the men's actions that gave her any indication that they were
up to anything sinister.