Gunmen invade mining camp


Police are investigating an alleged armed robbery committed on a mining camp located at the Baboon Backdam, Cuyuni River which occurred on May 16, 2018, between 19:00-00:00hrs by four masked males armed with a rifle and shotguns.

A police statement noted that the gunmen were outfitted in dark clothing and spoke a foreign language.

A quantity of raw gold and other valuables, including a licensed shotgun were carted off by the perpetrators.


Police said none of the 28 employees of the Mining Company was injured. The scene was visited by a team comprising of ranks of the Joint Services. No arrest has been made at this time

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