Patentia shop owner beaten, robbed

-suspect nabbed

A Patentia, West Bank Demerara shop owner was mercilessly beaten after she fought back against a burglar in the wee hours of Monday morning in her grilled-up home.

It was only after she was discovered battered that neighbours learnt that she had been robbed of over $400,000 in cash and goods. Her alleged assailant was apprehended a few hours later and is in now in police custody.

“I hear a noise”, Milwantee Budhram, 61,  told Stabroek News yesterday. She said, before she knew it a man was in her bedroom pulling her down from her bed. “He start fuh beat meh”, she recounted, adding that the man dragged her away from the bed and stuffed her mouth with clothes. Budhram said that the intruder then wrapped her bed sheet around her neck and choked her, demanding to know where the money was. She said, she directed him to where he could find the $400,000  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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