Two bandits, armed with a cutlass, gun, and a baton, invaded a home in Penal on Monday May 15.
According to reports the bandits violently beat two male victims with the baton and gun and demanded cash from the homeowners.
The incident happened around 1:45 am at the Railway Line Road, Suchit Trace, Debe , just after the victim returned home after attending a family gathering.
The two masked bandits stolen a total of $280,000, inclusive of cash and other valuables.
Threats were also made to a 29-year-old man and his 18-year-old son if they did not “pass d money”.
The market vendor was subsequently relieved of $180,000 cash which represented multiple sales from vending.
The cutlass used was recovered at the scene by police. WPC Deonath is probing the incident.