Shots fired at councillor's home

Police are conducting an investigation into an incident at the house of councillor for Cunupia, Vandana Mohit.

Around 9 pm last night, the woman was at her home in Jerningham village Cunupia when loud explosions were heard outside.

When they checked, there were bullets holes  in the building.

Since the incident was reported to the Cunupia police station, the councillor has not made an official statement.

Member of Parliament for Chaguanas East, Fazal Karim condemned the action.

Meanwhile, local government minister Kazim Hosein has expressed his shock and horror over the incident.

 In an official statement, the minister condemned what he says is an act to intimidate a local government practitioner. 

The minister says he consulted the minister of national security who assured me that a swift and thorough investigation has begun into this matter. 

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