Piracy case creates turmoil in Corentyne fishermen’s co-op

-fishers were robbed by other crew

-boat owner’s membership suspended, workers banned from complex

The owner of a Corentyne boat that was robbed by a Guyanese fishing crew in Coronie, Suriname last month is denying that she has accepted compensation, although no report was made in the neighbouring country.

Sharmila Khelai told Stabroek News that a settlement of $700,000 was initially offered to her as that amount would have compensated her for the losses she suffered. But because of piracy being a serious offence and the implications involved, she has since refused to accept the money,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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