Parika family robbed by knife-wielding bandit

first_imgA Parika, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) family were in the wee hours of Tuesday morning attacked in their home by a knife-wielding bandit, who carted off with a sum of cash and jewellery.The Singh family was robbed at about 03:00h. Reports are the family were awakened by a noise emanating from a section of the lower flat of their two-storey home.According to 45-year-old Babita Singh, she was asleep when she heard a noise and got out of bed to investigate. She told Guyana Times that as she was about to exit her bedroom, which is located on the lower flat, she was attacked by a lone bandit.The woman recounted that frightened, she screamed for her husband, but had a knife placed to her neck by the perpetrator.As her husband ran to her rescue, the woman relayed that he was told to hand over valuables or his wife would be killed.“The man had a mask on, he hold me up and he press the knife to my neck so my husband couldn’t have done anything because he tell he if he aint listen that he gone kill me,” the woman related.Singh told this publication that scared, her husband handed over a sum of cash and jewellery to the man who quickly fled through a window.“After he run out, my husband run out behind he to see where he going but me holler and call he back inside because I didn’t want he get hurt and then we went to check on the kids that were asleep upstairs,” the woman recalled.The family then sounded an alarm alerting neighbours to the incident and the Police were notified.Singh was later taken to the hospital where she was treated for a wound which she sustained to her neck. The Police have since launched an investigation.last_img read more

DEA shares notes with Indians on tackling drug trafficking

first_imgPopular streaming shows, Narcos and El-Chapo, demonstrated how America’s Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) brought down the empires of world’s top drug-terrorists’ -Pablo Escobar, the Cali Cartel and Joaquin Guzman.Around 100 investigators from 50 central agencies and state police forces learnt about the operations of DEA, when its agents shared their ‘tactics’ and ‘best practices’ at the first National Conference on Drug Law Enforcement here at Vigyan Bhawan. The DEA was invited to share its experiences on drugs trafficking, which is increasing rapidly across the world and where new trends are being noticed—use of dark net, bitcoin and internet delivery and the emergence of new illegal trade routes.Read it at Times of India Related Itemslast_img read more