Bandits rob and beat pump attendant & security guard at gas station
Police are investigating a robbery under arms committed on pump attendant 59 year old, Dhareswar Budhai and security guard 55 year old Sheik Hassan, at the R.P Service Station located at Triumph Railway Embankment, ECD.
The incident occurred around 23:30hrs last night, by five identifiable males, one of whom was armed with a handgun.
Investigations have so far revealed that the bandits went to the service station in a white motor car and ordered the pump attendant to full the car’s tank and it was during this process that they exited the vehicle and relieved the pump attendant and the security guard of a total of $14,200.00 cash, two cellular phones and twelve gas cylinders, filled with cooking gas.
The victims were also dealt several lashes about their bodies by the bandits and locked inside of a washroom at the back of the Service Station.
No arrests have yet been made. Investigations are continuing.