A group of Essequibo Coast fishermen has been reportedly robbed of food, fuel, cellular phones and about $100K in fish, late Wednesday night.

Reports reveal that the incident occurred at Kamwatta, Waini River in the North West District.

Kumar Narine, age 26, of Essequibo Coast, Joel D’Aguiar, 22, of Barima River N.W.D, and two juveniles – both of Barima River N.W.D – are the four fishermen who suffered the attack.

The victims alleged that they were attacked by six men armed with firearms speaking English and Spanish.

After the ordeal, the victims made their way to Morawhanna Police Station where they made a report late this afternoon.

Arrangements are being made for them to be interviewed and have statements taken. Investigations are ongoing.


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