Two women were allegedly robbed by two armed bandits on Monday at around 23:15hrs at Mon Repos Railway Embankment, East Coast Demerara. The victims have been identified as 40-y-o Ahilia Robertson and 38-y-o Yogita Balgobin.
On the night in question, Robertson was at her home when she went to lock her gate. While returning to her house, she noticed the two bandits, one armed with a gun and the other with a knife.
They held on to her and demanded cash and jewelry. The victims were relieved of; two cell phones valued at $200,000, one laptop worth $90,000, and one IPad that cost $350,000.
The bandits then hit Robertson to her neck and made good their escape in a waiting motorcar. Investigations are ongoing.