Bandits rob, beat Corentyne businesswoman

-daughter goes into early labour after robbery

The Comfort Inn Guest House

Five men on Wednesday evening pounced on a Corentyne businesswoman, beating her, injuring her guard and grabbing jewellery and money, before escaping. Following the robbery, the woman’s daughter went into early labour.

The bandits broke into the Comfort Inn Guest House, Restaurant and Bar located at Lot 9 John’s Settlement, Corentyne and robbed the owner, Bibi Salima Hassan, 48, of $50,000 in cash, US$100, two gold rings, four gold chains, three silver bands, one computer and two cellphones.

The bandits used a crowbar to deal the woman several lashes to her hand…..

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