Brazilian wanted for attempted murder of Guyanese cop

first_imgFrancisco Lima De AugiarA 54-year-old Brazilian national is wanted by the Guyana Police for questioning in relation to the allegation of attempted murder committed of Police Constable Anthony Weeks.This Brazilian has been identified as Francisco Lima De Augiar, and his last known address is Lot 45 Light Street, Bourda Georgetown.Police Constable Anthony Weeks was shot to his right side chest at the Aranka Backdam, Cuyuni River, Essequibo on May 26, 2019. Reports are that Weeks, along with two other Policemen, had been acting on information supplied when he ventured into a mining camp at Aranka in search of illegal firearm(s) and the shooting incident took place.The workers at that camp woke up to the sight of the Policemen, and allowed them to carry out their search. The three ranks had then proceeded to the sleeping quarters to conduct further checks. However, according to “F” Division (Interior locations) Commander Kevin Adonis, that is when they came under fire.Adonis explained that 36 rounds of .38 ammunition were discovered, and a suspected warhead was also found stashed in an empty fuel barrel that was inside of the mining boss’s sleeping quarters.Anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of Francisco Lima De Augiar is asked to contact the Guyana Police Force on telephone numbers 226-6978, 226-7065, 911, or at the nearest Police station.last_img

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