Felicity businessman and his family beaten and robbed

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Felicity businessman and his family beaten and robbed

Bandits broke into the home of a Felicity businessman and beat and robbed him and his family during a home invasion on Friday.

Moonieram Gangaram, 53, the owner of EHS Hardware, of Cacandee Road, was asleep at 3.15 am when four masked men broke into his home, which is located upstairs the hardware, and started demanding money.

The men entered the home through a window on the southern side of the house and then accosted Gangaram and beat him about his head and body, while asking for his safe and cash.

The suspects also beat his wife, 43, and sister-in-law, 42 and terrorised his boys, aged 12 and 7.

Both women had to be taken to the hospital for injuries sustained during the attack.

Reports state that an undisclosed amount of cash, jewellery and electronic items were stolen by the bandits before they escaped.