No arrest in Parika businessman’s killing

first_img2 months laterAn arrest is yet to be made into the robbery/murder of 46-year-old Somdat Ramgobin, the Parika, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) businessman, who was attacked and killed in his home on May 1, 2019.This is according to relatives of the slain man, who are calling for the police to not let up until justice is served. Reports are that several persons have since been questioned, however, all were released and to date, no one has been charged.Ramgobin called “Rakesh” of Parika Backdam was killed at around 21:00h on the night of the incident when two men entered his premises. Guyana Times had previously reported that one of the perpetrators, who was brandishing a gun, inquired from a friend of the now dead man, who was at the property at the time, of the owner’s whereabouts. Reports are that the perpetrators asked for “Rakesh”. After gaining the information, the men placed the friend, identified as Ravi Gonsalves, to lay on the ground. The men then proceeded to call out to Ramgobin, who responded, and was immediately attacked with a glass bottle and beaten to his head and body. The duo then demanded cash and was given some $600,000 by the now dead man. Unsatisfied, the men then demanded jewellery and after being told that there was none, they took Ramgobin to a bedroom in his house where they shot him to his chest. The bandits then quickly made good their escape in a white motorcar which was said to be parked outside. Gonsalves reportedly ran out of the house and sounded an alarm. However, by that time, Ramgobin had already succumbed.last_img read more