Three Corentyne boats attacked by pirates

Fishermen from the No 66 Fish Port Complex on the Corentyne continue to suffer at the hands of pirates even after a crew from the fisheries had been arrested for robbing fellow fishers.

Three boat owners: Deonarine Harripersaud of No 55 Village, Roypen Mootain of Lancaster and Tameshwar Jainarine of No 79 Village were robbed in separate attacks of millions of dollars during last week in Suriname waters.

The masked pirates who were armed with guns, cutlasses and pieces of wood pounced on the crew members and relieved them of a  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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