first_imgPolice investigators have arrested two persons for the vigilante killing of a man and the beating of another last Saturday at Pearl, East Bank Demerara.“We have two persons in custody, both of them are licensed firearm holders and we have some further investigations to do,” Commissioner of Police (Ag) David Ramnarine disclosed during a press conference on Friday.Seon Clarke called ‘Cash Money’, 21, of Campbellville, Georgetown, was allegedly shot and killed on Saturday night by residents in Pearl and neighbouring Sarah Johanna, after he and two others, one of whom was beaten, stormed a businessplace earlier that day and held the shop owner at gunpoint. A Police report indicated that Clarke was shot, while the other man was allegedly beaten by residents and handed over to the Police.According to information, the deceased and another went into a grocery store at Sarah Johanna, when the proprietor ,who thought they were acting in a suspicious manner, alerted a Policeman who was passing. The men fled the area during which they discharged two rounds.Later that night, members of the community spotted the men on the Pearl Public Road and cornered them; during the confrontation Clarke was shot and his accomplice beaten.The suspect, still nursing injuries from the thrashing, led Police to an area in Pearl on Sunday, where a hidden .38 Beretta pistol, six matching rounds of ammunition and two mobile phones were recovered.While details surrounding the incident remain unclear, the Police are continuing with investigations.last_img read more