Bandits strike Female Attorneys

Celia Clyne-Edwards QC – attacked in the comfort of her house

Celia Clyne-Edwards QC – attacked in the comfort of her house

Grenada’s lone female Queen’s Counsel, Celia Clyne-Edwards is among two female attorneys who have been robbed on separate occasions over the past week.

Clyne-Edwards was accosted by two men who broke into her house last week Thursday.

The 56-year. old attorney was at the time relaxing at her Golf Course, St. George’s home when the incident occurred.

A high level source told THE NEW TODAY Newspaper that the senior lawyer observed the men entering her premises after hearing noises coming from the front door.

According to the source, the intruders gained entry by smashing the glass of the door.

The source who spoke on condition of not being identified said that in an effort to secure herself, the Queen’s Counsel sought refuge in her bedroom by locking it.




However, the two intruders whom she was unable to identify broke down the door.

During the onslaught on the female attorney, the bandits threatened to kill her if she did not give them money.

They were provided with $350.00, and also robbed Clyne-Edwards of a quantity of jewelry and her BlackBerry Cellular Phone.

Prior to the attack on Clyne-Edwards, the house of attorney Kaisha Ince was also broken into while she was away from home.

This newspaper learn that Ince who is attached to the Attorney General’s Chambers lost a camera with various lens, and a quantity of alcohol beverages from her Fort Jeudy home.

The incidents happened at a time when the Grenada Bar Association (GBA) was celebrating its annual Law Week.

Police are continuing their investigations in these two attacks and several other crime related incidents in recent weeks on the island.

 

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