Police in Berbice have confirmed that they are searching for four fishermen who they believe disappeared during a suspected piracy attack sometime this week.

Those missing have been identified as Kawal Kissoon, 36; Marvin Tamessar; Lamar Petrie, 20 and boat captain, Vishnu Seeram, 20, all of Berbice.

According to information received, the men left the Number 65 Village Wharf to ply their trade in Suriname on October 05, last and were scheduled to return in two weeks.

However, yesterday afternoon, a resident of Wellington Park, Corentyne, found the men’s fishing boat abandoned on Foreshore.

The engine was missing and there were bloodstains inside of the boat. The missing men’s clothing and haversacks with ration were also discovered. The police were informed and an investigation was launched.


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