, a younger brother of Dr Jean Ramjohn Richards, wife of the President, was shot in both legs during a robbery at his businessplace yesterday evening.
was last night being treated at the San Fernando General Hospital
President George Maxwell Richards' brother-in-law was at his
shop at Todd's Street, San Fernando
, when two men walked in. Ramjohn is the owner of W Ramjohn Grocery and Cafe, and is a wholesaler of liquor.
and a worker were alone, protected by burglar proofing around the counter.
The men realised they could not break in to grab Ramjohn
and pulled a gun on him, police said. Ramjohn
attempted to run but was shot on the upper thigh of one leg and below the knee of the other.
The Express was told that Ramjohn
, of Hillview Gardens, San Fernando
, was robbed at his
home last year and last Christmas his
businessplace was broken into and liquor stolen.