The police in Berbice have arrested a bandit and recovered a firearm even as they continue the search for three others.
Guyana Daily News was informed that sometime on Saturday night, the bandit who was caught and three others invaded the home of a Corentyne resident.
They demanded cash and valuables, the man resisted and put up a fight, however, he was chopped by one of the bandits during the process, he was also shot three times.
The victim was taken to the hospital by persons in the area and is presently listed as being in a critical condition.
The police acting on information, were able to arrest one of the four bandits who admitted to the crime and also took the police to the home of the other three bandits.
However, when the police arrived at the various homes, the men were not at home.
The police have since bee able to recover a firearm which is suspected to have been used in the commissioning of the crime.