Two 24-horsepower outboard engines valued
They then fled in a waiting speedboat.
Four men who had
on masks and were armed with long guns
According to a police source, about 18:30 hours on Monday four men who had on masks and were armed with long guns arrived in a speed boat and ordered Somdat Gairam, 43, of Lot 63 Meadow Bank, East Bank Demerara, and four other crew members to lie facedown in their boat.
men then stripped the vessel of two horsepower outboard engines.
source said that after committing the robbery, the bandits sped
off in a waiting speedboat, leaving the five fishermen stranded
injuries was reported and the matter was reported to the police.
this year several fishermen also met the same fate, as Gairam
and his crew, in the ancient county robberies of this nature are
The police are continuing their investigations.
June 11, 2003