Bandits killed by off-duty officer

Bandits killed by off-duty officer

Two bandits met their demise at the hands of an off-duty police officer in Arima this morning.

Around 1:45a.m, the armed bandits entered Sookana Bar located along Arima Old Road and announced a hold up. The officer pulled out his gun and he and the bandits began to shoot at each other. When the smoke cleared, the bandits lay dead on the bar’s floor.

Zenita Mohammmed who was a patron at the bar at the time of the shooting was injured.  She was taken to the hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound.

The men have not yet been identified.