[www.inewsguyana.com] – A Corentyne family is now left traumatized after five gunmen, also armed with cutlasses, invaded their No.48 Village home on Wednesday morning.
According to a police report, at approximately 1:30 hrs on August 05, a gang of five men armed with firearms and cutlasses entered the premises of rice farmer, 38 – year – old Tagraj Tulshi.
The police noted that three of them entered the home after cutting their way through a wooden wall, while the other two stood guard outside. The men held up Tulshi’s wife Indranie Takean, 32 years, and took away $100,000.
According to the police report, ranks of a police mobile patrol responded to the report received and on approaching the scene came under fire. The ranks returned fire but the perpetrators managed to escape into the No. 48 Village backlands.
The police vehicle was damaged during the exchange of gunfire and investigations are in progress.