Two held for Caura murder

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 06:45

Police have detained two people in connection with the murder of a Barataria man on Friday. The man’s death has taken the murder toll to 176.

The man, 40-year-old Rasheed Khan, was killed while in on the Caura Valley Road after being shot in his chest.

He was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after he arrived.

According to witnesses, around 9 pm, loud explosions were heard.

The witnesses called the police who held two people while they were attempting to escape.

Police responding to the report intercepted a vehicle speeding out of the area. An autopsy is expected to be performed tomorrow.