Kidnapped mechanic murdered
was found wrapped in tarpaulin in a shallow grave at Hamburg on the
Essequibo Coast, he said.
was a huge crowd at the Parika fish
port when the body was taken there yesterday
and other family members wept loudly and openly as the sack containing the
body was brought from the boat and taken into the Parika Police Station
Chronicle understands that the body was buried on a sand reef and was
found by Prahalad's relatives.
Marlyn Prahalad fainted several times as his body arrived at Parika and
had to be revived by family members.
On Wednesday, five heavily-armed pirates staged a daring morning hijacking of the passenger boat at the `Two Brothers' shipping wharf at Parika, wounding the captain and another passenger in the process.
'Green-eye' and Harka were dumped from the vessel at Leguan Island
but the pirates kept Prahalad called 'Davo' or 'Kaburi'.
the gunmen wore hooded cloaks with handkerchiefs wrapped around their
faces, witnesses said.
after the attack, the hijacked vessel was discovered at Hamburg on the
Essequibo Coast, with one of its engines missing, and relatives feared
that Prahalad had been killed.
were attacked around 11:30 hrs, minutes after they purchased gasoline and
were headed to the Parika stelling for a scheduled trip to Kaituma,
Public Relations Officer, Mr. John Sauers, said the head of the 20-year-old was found floating Thursday in a
canal in a canefield aback of Nabaclis, East Coast
limbs of the woman, of African descent, were also cut off, he
hands were severed from the wrist and both legs were cut
said she was found naked.
The remains are at the Lykenís Funeral Parlour in Georgetown and
anyone who can help the investigation into the murder can contact the East
Coast Police on telephone numbers 229-2700, 229-2289, 229-2569 or
Saturday, December 11, 2004