A popular bar owner from East Coast Demerara was shot
dead last evening by bandits who robbed his
Mohan called ?Bobby', 41, of Second Street ,
Montrose received three shots to the head from a .32 pistol
and was pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown Public
Hospital Corporation (GPHC) at 21:15hrs last night.
His assailants, two men who were customers of the shop,
escaped on foot after snatching up an undisclosed amount of
cash which was scattered on the floor of the bar.
According to reports, Mohan, his wife Shoma and a waitress
were in the bar while the men sat drinking at the counter.
When it was time to close up, the businessman's wife left
the bar and went into their house while the waitress stood
The men had just ordered two more bottles of beverages.
Seconds later, the businessman's wife heard several
explosions along with the screams of the waitress.
When she rushed back towards the bar, she almost crashed
into her husband who collapsed in front of the door leading to
As the men were fleeing they dealt the waitress several
lashes to her face with their gun, causing her to sustain
injuries which were subsequently treated at the hospital.
Several family members then picked up the mortally wounded
father of two and rushed him to the GPHC. But by then it was
?He get three shots to he head and he ain't bleed plenty,?
a family member said.
Residents said they heard about six gunshots.
The police were summoned and they combed the area but could
not locate Mohan's killers.
The businessman had survived a previous attempt on his
Family members said that almost a year ago he was shot
twice in the back during another robbery attempt.
Several top police officers including the Divisional
Commander Assistant Commissioner Leroy Brummell visited the
Detectives retrieved six spent shells and investigations