Bandit shot dead in Central

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 00:00

One bandit was shot and killed this morning in Chaguanas by police officers.

According to police reports, around 2.45 am a gang of bandits entered Seecharan Used Cars located just north of the Munroe Road Flyover on the South-Bound Lane of the Uriah Butler Highway.

The men entered the premises and beat a security guard. However an alarm was raised, and police raided the area.

The bandits attempted to escape, and a high-speed chase ensued. However, their vehicle ran off the road into a ditch.

An exchange of gunfire occurred, and one of the bandits was hit. 

A known member of a Central gang was shot and killed on the spot by the police. 

The police said the accomplices would  be arrested soon