Intoxicated Canje woman sets house on fire


An intoxicated Canje woman has been arrested after she allegedly set her house on fire on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.

News Room understands that Jem Rosaman of Lot 18 Adelphi Village, East Canje Berbice is known for consuming heavy alcohol and had attempted to set the house on fire three times.

Desiree Hall

However, at approximately 13:00hrs on Wednesday, her attempt was successful after neighbours ignored her threat.

Desiree Hall, a neighbour said, “The first time for today me and me son out it [the fire] and then the second time a boy come and out it and then she go in she house and lock the door.”

Neighbours believe that Jem started the fire in a barrel.

“I ask she if she light the house a fire, she said ‘no’ but afterwards we see the whole house a blaze,” Hall told News.

The police were called in and Jem was arrested.

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