OFFICIAL POLICE REPORT: Woman Murdered In San Ignacio

At about 8:15 pm last night, Friday, March 18, a woman, identified as 29-year-old Indian national, Ramandeep Mangat, of Turnley Street, San Ignacio town was fatally shot inside a vehicle, which was parked near a Tacos stand located in front of Princess Casino, located on Buena Vista Street, San Ignacio Town, Cayo District.

Initial Police investigation revealed that at about 8:10 pm last night Friday March 18, 2022, 34-year-old Indian national, Gurmeet Mangat and his wife arrived at the aforementioned Tacos stand in a red Toyota Tacoma extra cab pickup, which he parked at the corner of Buena Vista and Apolo Street, San Ignacio Town. He then exited the vehicle leaving his wife inside the vehicle while he went to order Tacos.

Approximately five minutes after he exited the vehicle, and while at the Tacos stand, he heard his wife screaming, so he turned around and looked towards the vehicle, whereby he saw his wife falling out of the vehicle. He then ran to the vehicle, and he saw his wife on the ground next to the vehicle. Mangat then picked her up, placed her in the vehicle and drove to the San Ignacio community hospital, where his wife was rushed into the emergency ward, but unfortunately she was pronounced dead at 8:45pm.

Police and Scenes of Crimes personnel visited and canvassed the murder scene, however no expended shells found, no useful information obtained. They also visited the San Ignacio community hospital where the body of Ramandeep Mangat was viewed, and was observed with three apparent gun shot wounds to the upper body.