A MOTHER and her teenaged son were beaten, terrorised and robbed Monday night when four gunmen invaded their Wallers Delight, West Coast Demerara home.
how the gunman held her son Munesh.
Dhanchan called ‘Savo’, 41, and her 14-year-old son Munesh
were treated for wounds on the face, head and back at the West
Demerara Regional Hospital and sent home.
gunmen carted off more than G$100,000, US$1,000, two diamond rings and
two pairs of sneakers from the Lot 25 Wallers Delight home in an
ordeal which lasted 15 minutes.
daughter Nandanie said the family operates the Savo Flat Shop which
sells grocery and alcoholic beverages.
said that around 20:00 h, her mother was in the shop locking up and
her brother cleaning up outside when two of the men entered the shop
and ordered Guinness. One remained inside while the other went out on
According to Nandanie, after a few minutes, the other man returned to the shop, holding her brother with a gun in his mouth.
drinks that the gunmen ordered.
before her mother could respond, two other men appeared and kicked
open the front door and took them into the house.
man who does handy work around the area and was helping her brother
clean at the time was also taken into the house, Nandanie said.
Once inside, one of the gunmen rummaged through the wardrobe and took out a sari and tied it over the handyman’s eyes and ordered him to lie on the bed.
gunmen then began beating the two and demanding money. The woman said
her mother handed over a bag containing $150,000 but the men still
According to Nandanie, while in the house, one of the gunmen called someone on his cellular phone and demanded to be picked up because they were finished.
Khanai Gobin who was tied up in the house.
traumatized Surjaptti said that when the man went into the shop, he
demanded money and said that it could either be a robbery or a murder.
The woman said that she then began to tremble and was forced to follow
the gunman’s orders.
said that it will be difficult to restart her business since she is
out of money.
The men also ransacked the shop, took about $35,000, fired three shots in the air and fled in a waiting white car which was parked across the road.
sday, August 24, 2006