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Failed execution attemptAs investigators dig deeper into the failed execution of a Chinese businessman in Berbice, a source close to the probe has revealed that the police are looking at a possible credit arrangement as the motive behind the attack.This publication understands the Chinese businessman had credited some $4 million in materials to a Corriverton businessman. However, the Chinese businessman allegedly did not receive it which reportedly led to a dispute. The Corriverton businessman has since been taken into Police custody.On Monday, Police in B Division (Berbice) confirmed that they have arrested a third person in connection with the failed execution attempt on a Chinese businessman at Skeldon, Berbice, last week.Guyana Times understands that he is also from Corriverton. According to Police sources, the two others — who were arrested at separate roadblocks in Berbice — have confessed to having been paid to murder the businessman.One day after their arrest, both men confessed to collecting $1 million each from a city businessman to torture and kill the Chinese national. According to the men, the money was dropped off by a taxi driver.According to reports, on Thursday last, the two bandits drove up in a heavily tinted Toyota Premio motorcar and entered the window-making factory. Guyana Times was told that the men walked up to the businessman and hit him to the face with a hammer.According to reports, the men were seen rushing out of the building and hurriedly entering the waiting car before it sped away. The businessman was rushed to the Skeldon Hospital where he was admitted a patient.Meanwhile, based on the description and number plate given to Police by persons in the area, a car was intercepted at a roadblock on the Corentyne. According to Police, only the driver was in the vehicle and his address was given as Lodge, Georgetown. The police noted that the driver could not give a reasonable explanation for his being in Berbice. He was taken into custody.However, at Number 50 Village, Police arrested another man who could not give a reasonable explanation for being in Berbice. He is from Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown.Investigations are still ongoing.