iNews understands that the men gained entry to the home via the family’s shop at about 20:30 hours. The ordeal reportedly lasted for 20 minutes.
During the incident the Toshao – Julie Johnson- Singh was not at home; however her husband, 50 – year – old Alvin Singh and her son were and they were reportedly brutalized by the bandits.
The Toshaos’ husband and son managed to escape, while the bandits carted off with valuables and fuel. iNews was reliably informed that some of the bandits escaped by river while the others escaped by car. While making their escape, shots were fired in the air.
The woman has been the Toshaos of the village for about six years.