Brazilian media houses are reporting that Police investigators in the neighbouring country are probing the drugging and robbery of a Guyanese businessman in the town of Sao Vincente.
According to a report the 57-year-old man from Georgetown, Guyana was in the town and was having cocktail drinks with a Brazilian woman when he passed out.
Investigators suspect his drinks may have been laced with a drug called “Good Night Cinderella”.
The incident took place just after 2:30am on Tuesday. The man field a report to the Police after waking up with a headache and his phones and US$25,000 in cash missing.
The Guyanese man told investigators that he arrived in Brazil about 15 days prior to the incident to pay a visit to his 30-year-old lady friend.
The two were spotted at an apartment building in the town on the same day of the incident.