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Bandits kill Mahaica man in home invasion

A 27-year old man was Monday night shot dead during an invasion of his home at Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara.

Police said Omadat “Vicky” Persaud of Supply Mahaica was shot to his head by one three bandits who barged into his home around 8:30 PM. Two of the perpetrators carried guns.

Investigators said that Yogendra Naipaul, 38, his wife Omadai Naipaul,38, and their son and daughter were outside of the home when they were confronted by the armed men.
 
“The perpetrators took them into building where they also held up Omadat Persaud and who was shot to his head in the process,” according to Guyana Police Force spokesman, Ivelaw Whittaker.
 
The armed men took away a quantity of jewellery and a sum of US currency and escaped.