2 arrested for ‘attempting to kill’ Coco Ocean boss
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Police have arrested two people suspected of attempting to kill the proprietor of Coco Ocean Resort & Spa, Mr. Farid Bensouda on Saturday night at his residence in Kerr Serign, the Daily Observer has learnt.
Muhammed Carew, a former employee of the Resort and Modou Jaw, a resident of Sanchaba Sulay Jobe were arrested yesterday afternoon and are currently helping the police in their investigations.
According to our source, the suspects were said to have ‘ambushed’ Mr Bensouda around midnight on Saturday after he closed from work, at the entrance of his compound in Kerr Serign just behind the Coconut Residence.
“The suspects ambushed him [Bensouda] while he was trying to enter his compound. They beat him seriously, during which he sustained injuries before they left him in a pool of blood,” the source further hinted this paper. Meanwhile, the two have been charged with conspiracy, attempted murder and robbery and are currently detained at the Brusubi Police Station.
Author: Assan Sallah