Rights activist Ramon Gaskin was this afternoon chopped several times about the body during an armed robbery at his Campbellville home.

Gaskin told reporters while being treated at the Woodlands Hospital that he was entertaining two female friends when three men, two armed with guns and another with a cutlass stormed in just after 5 pm.

Ramon Gaskin
Ramon Gaskin

He said that when he told the men that he had nothing, one started chopping at him. He sustained chop wounds to his head and right hand.

The men escaped with cellphones and an undisclosed amount of cash and jewellery. Police have been informed of the incident.