Two doctors robbed in Cummings Lodge, four suspects held

Police say that at about 1930h yesterday medical doctors Kalai Rajan, 24 years, and Ragharendra Balakrishnan, 24 years, were on their way home along First Street, Cummings Lodge, ECD, when they were attacked and held at gunpoint by four men, one of whom was armed with a firearm.

The perpetrators took away two cell phones and a wallet from the victims and escaped, police said. An alarm was raised and an off-duty policeman and residents gave chase during which one of the suspects was arrested. Subsequent investigations led to the arrest of three other suspects and the recovery of the two cell phones and the wallet, police said.

A toy pistol was recovered at the scene. The four suspects are in police custody assisting with the investigations.



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