[www.inewsguyana.com] – Justice Nicola Pierre, 43 years and her husband, Mohamed Chand have been hospitalized after four gunmen invaded their Felicity, East Coast Demerara home in the wee hours of Thursday.
According to a police report, at about 01:20 hrs, four men armed with firearms broke into the home, after overpowering and tying up the Special Constable on duty.
The perpetrators held up the Judge, her husband and son, during which she and her husband were assaulted. They took away a portable safe with money and jewellery along with a suitcase with articles.
According to the police, as the perpetrators were leaving the premises they were confronted by an armed security guard at a neighbouring residence, and there was an exchange of gunfire during which they dropped the safe and suitcase and escaped.
The police responded to the report and investigations have led to the arrest of four men, who are in custody assisting with the investigations. The two victims have been admitted to a private hospital.