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Springland­s driver arrested over 2016 fatal accident


A man was yesterday arrested in the Springland­s, Upper Corentyne Area in member of the Mac Ballers gang, was released on parole July 28 in a robbery and attempted robbery in May 2019 for which he was sentenced to threeand-a-half years, police sources said. Kenner, who also has a past robbery arrest, was free without bail as he awaited sentencing for a 2019 assault in a correction facility arrest, the sources added.

The men were charged with murder, robbery, tampering with physical evidence and weapon possession in Cunje’s killing. They are awaiting arraignmen­t in the Queens connection with an accident which happened in August, 2016 and resulted in the

Man of Guyanese heritage ...

criminal court.

In a subsequent news report, a brother Jai Cunje said “They deserve it,” after the suspects were apprehende­d.

“They deserve to suffer the way we did as a family. They shouldn’t be allowed to be on the streets ever,” the grieving brother said.

“He was literally the sweetest kid,” said another sibling Adrian Cunje. “He was a softie, wouldn’t raise his hands to fight anyone. He was probably scared, frozen with fear,” he added.

Many relatives from Guyana and Canada are currently visiting New York as the family was

preparing for a Christmas reunion after they were unable to meet due to the pandemic.

“He was really looking forward to spending time with family,” Adrian lamented adding “But that went out the window when he didn’t come home.” death of an occupant of his car.

According to the Guyana Police Force, the driver, Delon Moore, 27, of Lot 79 Corriverto­n was driving motor car PTT 9233 along the Chester, West Coast Berbice Public Road when Adrian Gomez, 32, of Adventure, Corentyne, died as a result of an accident.

The police noted, that “The said driver has evaded the police since.”

However, Moore was arrested at the Springland­s Police Station yesterday after which he was transporte­d to the Fort Wellington Police Station pending the

 ?? ?? Delon Moore charge of causing death by dangerous driving as was recommende­d following the accident.
Delon Moore charge of causing death by dangerous driving as was recommende­d following the accident.
 ?? ?? Andrew Cunje
Andrew Cunje

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