rob Non Pariel businessman
when Non Pariel residents thought that it was over,
bandits struck this East Coast Demerara village once
again, breaking into the home of a businessman early
yesterday morning and making off with a booty of household
articles valued some $150,000.
family that was robbed at
family was asleep.
to robbery victim, Dooknandan
47, of Lot 387 Non-Pariel, East Coast Demerara, he woke up
about 4:00 o'clock yesterday morning and after hearing
movements in his house, he went to investigate but saw
curious, he woke his wife up - and then realized that
their house had been robbed.
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said the intruders ransacked their house and took away
articles, including television, VCR, Nintendo players,
music system, amplifier, Nike sneakers, cell phone,
calculators, mixing board, tape deck, wrist
watch and $800 in cash.
businessman said the bandits gained entry to the house
after taking out two louvre panes from the window on the
bottom flat of the building where they had ample time to
select items to take away.
Sukhandan points to the empty TV stand
family member, Vishal, related that by the time they went
downstairs to investigate the bandits had already taken
away the items. An alarm was raised nonetheless and about
8 gunshots wrung out, shattering the early morning
one was hurt during the robbery and the Sukhandan family
is thankful for this fact.
the Guyana Chronicle visited the scene yesterday several
relatives had gathered and the seven occupants of the
house were still counting their losses.
man said this was the third robbery he had endured in the
three years he has lived in Non Pariel. He now plans to
construct grillwork and implement other safety methods to
ensure the protection of his family and property.
The window through which the bandits gained entry
disclosed that it is very difficult for him as he was in
the process of repaying a loan from the bank after he
recently married his daughter.
after the incident two policemen who live in the village
responded to the distress call by the occupants of the
house and later informed Vigilance Police Station.
forensic team was yet to visit the house as was promised
but the police were prompt.
East Coast Village became prey for armed bandits after the
Mash Day 2002 jailbreak.
families were robbed, beaten, burnt, fatally shot, raped,
kidnapped and terrorized by bandits who staged daring
attacks on several businesses also.
The house that was broken into and robbed at Non-Pariel
date several families have not returned to their homes,
many fleeing after they had near-deadly encounters with
a white wagon car was found abandoned in Non Pariel and in
the car were several wigs, knives and other weapons.
informed the police after the car was observed with its
windows down, but no one knew how the car got there. A
police source later confirmed that the car was stolen from
its owner in Georgetown.
police are continuing investigations.
November 30, 2005