A Morne Du Don man was reportedly robbed and poisoned by masked bandits on Monday.
O’Brien Antoine, 44, was robbed of about $60 and poison was poured down his throat.
“Reports indicate that Antoine was accosted by two masked men who allegedly forced him to consume a poisonous substance,” according to a press statement from the Police Press Office.
The incident allegedly occurred on Monday, October 5, 2015, at about 8:00 a.m. on the Choc Beach, Castries.
He was taken to the hospital and succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday, a few hours after being poisoned.
Antoine, who is a plumber by profession, was stabbed and robbed by bandits last year.
He was hospitalized for a short period, but had recovered from his injuries.
The police said an investigation has been launched into this incident.