Suspect confesses role in Berbice gang robberies, names mastermind

A prime suspect who was arrested on Monday in Canje, Berbice, has since confessed to being part of a gang which robbed a Canefield, East Canje, Berbice business and a Bloomfield Village, Corentyne family recently.

Three men on Saturday evening pounced on Indra Grocery and Beer Garden, located in Canefield, East Canje, and robbed the owners and about 22 customers of a quantity of jewellery, millions in cash and a number of cellphones. The men also stole a customer’s car, which they used to escape. The car was later found in New Amsterdam.

Additionally, last Thursday, a Bloomfield, Corentyne woman was pushed off of a shed during a robbery by four armed bandits. The bandits stole $60,000 in cash, a pair of gold earrings and three gold rings from the Bloomfield woman. ….

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