Four Berbice men remain in Police custody following the early Saturday morning murder of an 81-year-old, Bush Lot businessman and his reputed wife.
The two were badly chopped about their bodies during a home invasion and robbery. According to the Police, it was just after 3:00 am on Saturday that they first received a call about the robbery. Ranks hurried to the scene but as they approached, three men were spotted scaling the fence.
The Police gave chase but the men managed to escape.
In the ransacked house, the Police found the badly chopped bodies of 81-year-old Arthur Doodnauth Rajkumar and his reputed wife, Diane Chamanlall.
They were both rushed to the hospital where doctors pronounced the elderly man dead on arrival while his wife died while undergoing surgery.
The four men were arrested and remain in police custody assisting with the investigations. There are reports that at least two of the men have already confessed to the double murder and could face charges early in the new week.