TRINIDAD: Rape accused shot dead at home

(NEWSDAY TT) A RAPE accused was gunned down at his home in Claxton Bay Friday night. Police said Neil Bhagaloo, 33, also called Jacko, of Teak Drive in Macaulay, died shortly after 8 pm.

Police said three gunmen entered his home and shot him in the head. He was on bail for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl.

Police from the Child Protection Unit charged him with rape earlier this year and the matter was pending in the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court.

St Margaret’s and Homicide Bureau Region III police are investigating.