Teen shot to spine in Corentyne home invasion

Omesh Balram, the 16-year-old son of a Corentyne Cambio dealer, was on Thursday evening shot to his spine after gunmen invaded their home and is currently a patient of the Intensive Care Unit at the Georgetown Public Hospital.

Yesterday his sister Lisa Balram, 18, recalled that around 6.30 pm on Thursday, the community lost power. However, around 8 pm electricity was restored and their father, Dinesh Balram called ‘Ole Daag’, went to the bottom flat to turn off the inverter they were using during the power outage.

Prior to the power being restored, she said, her father and a younger brother were sitting on the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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