Three men held after shots fired in Haslington robbery bid

At about 0515h. today, Police say that Dularie Rajkumar, 63 years, of South Haslington, ECD, was in her home when three men, one of whom was armed with a handgun, entered through the open door.

The men held up Dularie Rajkumar and began assaulting her while demanding cash and jewellery. Rajkumar’s son Deonauth Rajkumar who is a licensed firearm holder, was alerted and came downstairs to his mother’s assistance.

The armed man discharged a round at Deonauth Rajkumar who returned fire hitting the man to his right hand.

The three perpetrators escaped out of the house and ran into another building some distance away, where they were subsequently arrested by the police.

Investigations are in progress.

 



Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.