A miner is currently battling for his life at the Mahdia Hospital after being shot three times by a businesswoman who he allegedly tried to rape.
The police said that the 36-year-old man was shot to both of his arms and abdomen around midnight on Thursday by the businesswoman who is a licensed firearm holder.
The Guyana Standard has been informed that the injured man entered the woman’s camp and immediately started assaulting her. The police said that the miner attempted to remove the woman’s underwear when she managed to kick him away and run for her gun.
She then shot him three times. He was taken to the hospital by workers at the camp. The miner was said to be intoxicated at the time.
The businesswoman is presently assisting the police with their investigation.