Bodies of 2 missing Corentyne fishers found

The bodies of two Corentyne fishermen, who went missing after an alleged pirate attack at sea, yesterday washed ashore in Bush Lot, Berbice.

The captain Deownanan ‘Rajesh’ Ravindranauth of Crabwood Creek and his four-man crew left for sea two weeks ago and were expected back 11 days later. However, their boat, Miss Seema, was discovered empty last Thursday.

Yesterday, the bodies of Omesh Durhup, 36, of Skeldon and Naresh Persaud, 22, of Number 72 Village were found on the foreshore in Bush Lot. Officers from Whim Police Station contacted Durhup’s relatives and the owner of the boat around 2 am.

They were told that a body was discovered at the Bush Lot Foreshore.

When Durhup’s mother arrived at the spot around 6 am, she discovered that a piece of black cloth …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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