Sus­pects re­main on the run af­ter $600,000 NIS bur­glary

Stabroek News - - Letters -

The po­lice have not yet made any ar­rests in con­nec­tion with the break-in at the Na­tional In­sur­ance Scheme (NIS) of­fice at Melanie Damis­hana, East Coast De­mer­ara, from where ban­dits carted off a metal safe con­tain­ing $600,000 in cash.

A po­lice source yes­ter­day told Stabroek News that as the in­ves­ti­ga­tion con­tin­ues, de­tec­tives are on the hunt for three sus­pects, who re­mains on the run.

The break-in oc­curred around

Tues­day.

The po­lice, in a press state­ment, had said that the sus­pects al­legedly first pounced on the two fe­male se­cu­rity guards on duty and re­lieved them of a ser­vice re­volver with six rounds and a cell phone.

“The per­pe­tra­tors then re­port­edly took the guards to the back of the build­ing, bound their hands and feet and re­turned only the weapon to them,” the state­ment added. 1.30 am on

A now sealed sec­tion of the con­crete wall that the ban­dits broke in or­der to gain en­try into the club.

The iron bar that the ban­dits used to break the con­crete wall.

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