A Hope, West Coast Berbice woman was burnt to death in her home yesterday in a fire set by two bandits who first robbed and brutalised the woman and her son.
Before escaping, the bandits bound and gagged Anita Baichan, 49, and her son Moshim Khan, 28, then set the house on fire. Khan managed to escape but neighbours were unable to save his mother. The horrific incident left many shocked.
Guyana Police said the incident occurred at around 2:30am yesterday.