pensioners beaten in second robbery
and Rajmat Soodin, of Lot ‘A’ Grove Public Road, said they lost G$200,000,
US$600 and Cdn $400.
Soodins’ house where the robbery took place.
He said, as he was wrestling with one of the bandits, the other three entered the house where his wife was sitting in a hammock watching television.
The 67-year-old woman, still visibly traumatised yesterday, said the robbers immediately pulled off her wedding ring from her finger and tied her up.
and Rajmat Soodin in their ransacked home yesterday.
put her to lie face down on the kitchen floor, insisting that she
hand over money and gold jewellery while torturing her.
too, was bound with pieces of curtain material and put to lie beside
her while the men ransacked their home, the wife said.
said one bandit lifted her bodily and took into their bedroom where
he forced her to hand over the cash she had been saving to renovate
the building in which they live.
suffered injuries to his eyes, face, head and ribs and Rajmat had
lacerations on her neck and hands.
told the Chronicle she pleaded with the bandits who wore masks and
carried handguns to leave them alone but they continued
their assault as her husband tried desperately to fight them off.
Soodins’ next door neighbour, suspecting that something was amiss
after telephone calls to them were repeatedly terminated, contacted
Police, at Grove station a short distance away, but the bandits had
fled by the time the cops arrived.
The victims said it was the second robbery they endured, after all their gold jewels were stolen in the previous one