4 robbery suspects nabbed during Corentyne raids

first_imgFour robbery suspects are now in Police custody following a raid at several villages along Corentyne, Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne). The men were arrested separately when Police swooped down on various houses located in the Rose Hall and Lancaster villages, Corentyne, Berbice, on Friday morning between 04:00h and 06:30h.B Division Commander (Berbice) Paul LangevineCommander of B Division (Berbice), Senior Superintendent Paul Langevine, told this publication that the men were arrested during a cordon and search exercise.“We have been looking for them in relation to robberies committed recently in those areas. We have arrested them for questioning because we got information that they might have been involved in those crimes…after those robberies, we received information about the suspects, we planned the cordon and search, and have arrested them for questioning,” the Commander said.The most recent armed robbery reported to the Police was on Sunday, when a Corentyne, Berbice family was attacked by three armed bandits at their Port Mourant, Corentyne, home in the evening.Reports are the attack occurred at about 21:30h at Lot 227 Dispensary Dam, Ankerville, Port Mourant, Berbice. Indira Samaroo, along with her husband and teenage son, were all at home when three masked men approached – one was carrying a firearm and two had cutlasses. The attack occurred after a family friend left the couple’s home. According to Samaroo, one of the bandits went straight to her husband and hit him with the gun.Meanwhile, Samaroo said she was hit in the face with a side of a cutlass and she fell out of the hammock. Guyana Times was told that one of the intruders told the couple’s son that if his mother does not hand over money he will kill her.However, the teen, while begging the bandits not to kill his mother, informed the gunmen that his parents do not have money.They eventually escaped with three cellular phones, an electronic tablet, along with three wristwatches and the businessman and his son’s wallets.last_img

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