Eight men arrested in connection with robbery of medical doctor
From the Courts
September 18, 2018
Eight men arrested in connection with robbery of medical doctor

Charges are expected to be laid soon in relation to the aggravated robbery of Dr Reisha Twana Browne-Caesar, a consultant nephrologist at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH).

Dr Browne-Caesar was robbed at about 9 p.m. on Saturday September 15, outside her home in Cedars.

A police report said Dr Browne-Caesar was exiting her motor vehicle with her son in her arms when two masked men, armed with a gun and a knife accosted her and relieved her of her handbag containing among other things, cash, an i-Phone and other electronic gadgets.

According to reports, investigators were able to track the alleged robbers to a house in Walvaroo in East Kingstown, where eight persons were detained.

A police officer who is on suspension pending the outcome of a burglary case in which he is charged, was among the men taken into custody.

The eight men arrested by police are said to be between 25 and 34 years old.

A firearm and ammunition were reportedly recovered at the house where the men were apprehended.

Police are also in search of a ninth person, Olrick Devon Manasa Hanson, also known as ‘Chucky’ of Mayreau in connection with the incident.

Dr Browne-Caesar is the wife of Minister of Agriculture and parliamentary representative for South Central Windward Saboto Caesar. She is also the sister of Minister