BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – AFTER five months of an intensive investigation, sleuths of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force have formally arrested and charged a young man from West Farm arrested with two counts of Attempted Murder and one count of Robbery.
According to a police communiqué, he is 27-year-old Anthony Adams, who was arrested and charged on Saturday (Nov. 16) for allegedly committing the offences on June 18. 2019.
In a previous communiqué, police had reported that they were investigating an armed robbery in which two students of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) were shot in West Farm on the day in question.
The police reported that preliminary investigations had revealed that the incident occurred at approximately 11:20 p.m. while Jason Ghuman of Mattingley was driving P1897 along the Island Main Road from RUSVM with Hannah Adamson of West Farm as a passenger.
When the vehicle had gotten to Adamson’s residence, they were approached by an armed bandit who demanded money from them.
Ghuman exited the vehicle and the bandit shot him in his right instep while Adamson was grazed by a bullet to the back of her head.
The bandit had fled the scene in Ghuman’s vehicle.
The two shooting victims were transported to the Joseph N France General Hospital, where Adamson was treated and discharged while Ghuman was warded in stable condition.
The scene was processed by members of the Crime Scene Unit and items of evidential value were taken into custody.