Abducted baby rescued, two in custody

After a dramatic week of searching, sleepless nights, frustration and tears, the baby boy who was abducted at the Port Mourant market two Saturdays ago, was yesterday found by the police and reunited with his family. Two persons have been arrested.

The baby, now 17 days old, was recovered after lawmen and investigators descended on a house at Chesney Front, Corentyne where the alleged abductor was confronted. Investigators made the discovery at around 9am. Police, in a statement, said that a man and a woman have been arrested and are in custody assisting with the investigations. As the news spread in Berbice, hundreds of villagers rushed to the Whim Police Station to get a glimpse of the infant and his alleged abductor. The police were applauded by the villagers and the business community for their role in the recovering of the child.

The baby’s mother Sandra McLean, 22, called ‘Pinky’ of No. 60 Village, Corentyne wept tears of joy. The father Ravikan Bistonauth, a labourer, said that it was his …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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