Men wanted for piracy/murder of fishermen deported by Suriname


Two men who were nabbed in Suriname for the high seas murder of four fishermen were on Wednesday afternoon handed over to local law enforcement authorities.

Police said the men, O’Brian Fraser and Anonth Boodrage, were deported and are in custody assisting with the investigation into the piracy murder which occurred at sea between October 5 and 13.

The men, who are both fishermen, are accused of orchestrating the attack on the SARA 1 which has left two Guyanese fishermen dead and two missing.

On October 5, boat captain Vishnu Seeram, 20; Marvin Tamessar, 20; Lamar Petrie, 20, and Kawal Kissoon set sail from a private wharf at Number 65 Village hoping for a successful trip.

They were expected to return some 14 days later, however about six days later their vessel was found abandoned at the Wellington Park Foreshore with bloodstains; the engine and a piece of seine were missing.

On October 12 and 13, the decomposed bodies of Kissoon and Petrie were discovered on the Abary, Region 5 foreshore with their hands and feet tied.

Seeram and Tamessar are believed to be dead; their bodies have not been recovered.

Both remains were positively identified by relatives.

Three men were previously charged and remanded to prison for the murders of the four fishermen. They are: Narine Dhanraj, 30; Suresh Sundat, 22 and Lennox Grimmond. fishermen.

They are expected to return to court on November 7 at the Whim Magistrate’s Court.

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