[www.inewsguyana.com] – A businessman and his wife are nursing chop wounds to their bodies after armed men invaded their No.2 Village, West Coast Berbice home this morning as they were preparing to head to the market.
According to a police report, at about 3:43 hrs on Sunday, August 16, two men armed with a cutlass and a firearm entered the home of vendors Abdool Kadir, 47 years, and his wife Neeranie Kadir, 46 years and held them up. The perpetrators took away an undisclosed sum of money and a quantity of jewellery and escaped.
During the robbery both victims received chops to their bodies. Abdool Kadir was treated at the Fort Wellington Hospital, while Neeranie Kadir has been admitted to the Georgetown Public Hospital.
The police responded to the report received and during investigations came under fire from a group of men along the No. 2 Village Public Road and the ranks returned fire. One man has been arrested and is in police custody assisting with the investigations.