Saturday 28 March, 2020

72-year-old man dies days after being shot in the face

Days after he was attacked in his home in Penal on Thursday, 72-year-old Harrilal Jagroop has died.

Jagroop, a father of 17, was badly beaten while he was seated in a chair in his porch at his home along Batchiya Trace, Penal.

After he was assaulted, he was shot in his face.

Jagroop’s daughter Joyce Rahaman was also shot in her face, in front of her young son.

The assailant then fled the scene.

Residents were alerted to this incident by the sounds of the young boy crying and notified the police and paramedics.

The two injured relatives were rushed for medical treatment, but Jagroop succumbed to his injuries on Saturday.

His daughter remains warded in a serious condition at the San Fernando General Hospital.

Police have questioned two men in relation to this incident, however, no arrests have been made.

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