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Man who assisted robbery victims shot to chest

At about 0820h. today Monday September 07, 2015, Karim Shivratan, 17 years, was shot to his chest as he went to the assistance of two persons who were being robbed at gunpoint by two men, one of whom was armed, at Agricola Public Road.

The two perpetrators had joined a mini-bus at Diamond, EBD, and requested to get off at Agricola. As the vehicle stopped they held up the two passengers Natash Rampersaud, 33 years, and Lalita Narine, 53 years, of Diamond Housing Scheme.

The men took away their jewellery during which Karim Shivratan, who was in the vicinity, went to their assistance and was shot. He has been admitted to hospital.

Investigations are in progress.