A 27-year-old Mahaica resident was shot dead on Monday evening when armed bandits invaded his Supply, Mahaica home around 8:30pm. The dead man has been identified as Omadat Persaud who is also known as “Vicky”.
According to a statement from the police, the man was at home with his other family members when the three men barged into the house. Two of them were armed with firearms.
In a statement, the Police Public Relations Office said investigations have revealed that “Yogendra Naipaul, 38 years, his wife Omadai Naipaul, 38 years, and their son and daughter were outside of the home when they were confronted by the armed men. The perpetrators took them into a building where they also held up Omadat Persaud”.
The man was reportedly shot to his head during the robbery, according to the Police.