Two bandits robbed
East Canje supermarket By KNews
- One captured, one
citizens responded promptly to the cry of robbery and after
giving chase managed to capture one of two bandits who robbed
a supermarket in Cumberland East Canje, Berbice of $333,420 in
cash on Monday.
masked men who entered the business
place posing as customers robbed the B.A. Satar and Sons
Supermarket situated at 46 Section ‘C’ Cumberland, Canje.
to Nazirul Satar who occupies the premises with his mother,
wife and child, he was not at home at the time of the
incident. His mother and a sales girl was in the supermarket,
his mother was in the cashier cage while the sales girl was
out in the shop.
two masked men with a gun and a cutlass entered the store
pretending to be customers and after surveying the premises
they pounced on the sales girl.
They subsequently attacked Mrs. Bibi Satar whom they
gun-butted and caused to suffer a deep laceration to her head
that forced her to be rushed to the hospital. The men then
took the cash from the cashier’s cage and fled.
A number of nearby residents, who heard the cry of thief,
responded promptly and gave chase to the robbers who attempted
to escape into the bushes.
The bandit with the gun managed to escape. However his
colleague was not so fortunate and was captured with some of
the money in his possession. He was subsequently handed over
to the police.
According to information reaching Kaieteur News
the bandit has been positively identified as a resident from a
According to a press release police, investigations revealed
that the two masked men entered the B. A. Satar and Sons
Supermarket about 11:30hrs Monday. They then took the cash and
escaped on foot.
An alarm was raised and residents gave chase after the
perpetrators and caught
one of them with some of the stolen money. He was handed over
to the police along with the cash while his accomplice managed