No arrests for Albouystown businesswoman’s murder

first_imgMurdered Albouystown businesswoman Nalini Persaud, called “Nalo”Police are still hunting for the perpetrators responsible for the death of Albouystown, Georgetown businesswoman, Nalini Persaud called “Nalo” who was murdered in her home in the presence of her husband on May 2, last.Commander of “A” Division, Marlon Chapman, told this newspaper on Monday that at present there is no one in Police custody for the murder but that detectives are still following leads.He stated that while no one has been charged for the crime, investigators are still aggressively pursuing the case, and it is hoped that a breakthrough be made shortly.On May 2, 2019, Persaud’s lifeless body was discovered in the upper flat of her Lot 161 James and Non-Pariel Streets, Albouystown. She was found with a rope tied around her neck.Reports are she was strangled to death, while her husband was beaten after four masked men armed with guns invaded their property.According information received, the incident occurred at around 03:00h when the couple was in the process of preparing to open for a normal business day.Reports were that the perpetrators entered the premises through a hole on the bottom left side of the house. After gaining entry, the men attacked the couple and bound them with duct tape and rope before robbing them of an undisclosed sum of cash and jewelry.The now dead woman was then taken to the upper flat of the house where she was strangled to death with a piece of rope. The victim’s husband was assaulted and taken out of the bedroom into the lower flat of the premises, which housed a grocery shop, where he was bound to a chair and duct-taped.It is believed that Persaud might have been killed after she recognised her attackers.The couple was discovered by their son and daughter-in-law who were alerted of the robbery. An investigation is underway.last_img

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