City detectives assisting with Berbice triple murder case; Seven persons on station bail
Ranks of the Major Crime Investigations Unit in Georgetown are currently in Berbice assisting ranks of ‘B’ Division to crack the triple murder case that took place at Kookrit Creek, Savannah, Black Bush Polder last Friday.
Already seven of the ten persons that were in custody were released on $50,000 station bail each, while three others were arrested.
According to the Divisional Commander, Ian Amsterdam the three persons that were arrested yesterday includes a rice farmer popularly known as ‘Lineman’ and two of his workers. He disclosed that ‘Lineman’ was previously charged with murder and is a licensed firearm holder. The firearm was seized for ballistic tests.
Information gathered by this publication states that ‘Lineman’ and his workers would normally catch Hassars to sell along with Sudama Jagmohan aka King.
Meanwhile, one resident stated that ‘Lineman’ and his crew are known aggressors, “dem does smoke up dem weed at the back deh and dem man does ketch hassar fuh sell but dem only bin deh fa ketch curry so dat mussy get dem mad”.
The bodies of 33-year-old Naresh Rooplall, 37-year-old Pawan Chandradai aka Suresh and his 15-year-old son, Jaikarran Chandradai aka Kevin were discovered on Friday morning, each bearing one gunshot wound.