Armed bandits attack, rob Corentyne family

first_imgA Corentyne, Berbice family was on Friday attacked and robbed by six bandits, four of whom were armed with guns. The family was relieved of a number of articles, including cash.Reports are that Tamiko Barry, also called ‘Shelly’, 29, was at her Lot 64 Number 3 Village Corentyne, Berbice home in the back of the yard with a friend, Niramala Ramjattan, also called ‘Seeta,’ 23, of Lot 185 ‘AA’ Kingston Corriverton Corentyne and some neighbours having a drink when they were attacked.This newspaper was told that at 20:30h, the bandits entered the yard simultaneously from different directions. One of them went straight to Barry and asked her for the $4 million which she had withdrawn from the bank earlier in the day. “I tell him I don’t have no $4 million.”The bandit relieved her of a gold chain valued at $85,000, a cellular phone valued at $120,000, and a purse containing two bank cards and a quantity of keys.Meanwhile, another bandit took Ramjattan hostage and took away $90,000 she had on her, along with two gold chains and four gold finger rings.Barry was then taken into the house while the other bandits guarded the visitors. The house was ransacked, and the men found a bag containing $230,000.The men then made good their escape.No arrests have been made as Police continue to investigate.last_img read more