MAN GUNNED DOWN IN OROPUNE
For the second time this week, a man has been killed in a domestic dispute. This time the victim is 24-year-old Keston Knights.
According to reports, the young man was in the company of some friends when a woman he knew got into an argument with another man some time yesterday morning.
Knights is said to have intervened in the domestic dispute.
A short while later, a gunman approached Knights and opened fire. He was gunned down on First Avenue in Oropune.
Pensioner, wife, robbed
Meanwhile, intruders tied up and robbed a 75-year-old man and his wife of a quantity of items, including their car, at their Barrackpore home early yesterday morning.
According to a police report, around 3 am four men broke into the couple’s Ramsabad Trace, Rochard Road, home and tied up the elderly man and his 55-year-old wife.
The thieves then robbed them of a quantity of Canadian currency, cellphones and alcohol. They escaped in the couple’s green Nissan B13.
Teen held with gun, ammunition
In an unrelated incident, two teenagers accused of having a loaded gun were arrested on Friday.
The police reports stated that around 12.05 pm, officers were on patrol when they observed the two men acting suspiciously along the San Fernando to Siparia (SS) Erin Road, Duncan Village.
The officers searched the men and found a Smith and Wesson revolver, while three rounds of ammunition was tucked in the pants waist of one of the men. The men, ages 18 and 19, were arrested and takento the police station where charges were expected to be laid against them.—Sascha Wilson