(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — A Couva woman told police she saved herself from being raped by two men on Tuesday by saying her prayers.
She was, however, robbed of $350 and her $2,000 cellphone.
Around 7.20 p.m. on Tuesday, the victim entered a taxi near First Citizens bank at Southern Main Road.
She sat in the front passenger seat of the car, which was driven by a man. There was a male passenger in the back seat.
The woman told police that upon reaching Balmain Village, the passenger held a knife to her neck and announced a robbery.
One of the men grabbed the woman and when they attempted to rape her, she responded by reciting prayers, the woman told police.
The criminals threw her out of the vehicle and sped off.
She made her way to the Couva Police Station and made a report.
PC Meah is investigating.