Friday 23 August, 2019

Man dead, wife hospitalised in Tunapuna home invasion

A middle-aged couple was brutally attacked in Tunapuna on Wednesday, resulting in the death of a 60-year-old man.

Police say the incident was a home invasion which occurred around 12:30 am at Macoya Settlement.

According to reports, 54-year-old Rakeeda Mohammed was jolted out of sleep by a noise. She then found an unknown man in her home and a struggle ensued. Mrs Mohammed was stabbed and the suspect fled the scene. Her fears were further realised when she found her husband, 60-year-old Nizam Mohammed, lying in a pool of blood.

He was stabbed to death.

Police were contacted and the middle-aged woman was transported to the Mt Hope Hospital where she remains in a stable condition. 

 

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