A 17-year-old Kuma Persaud is on the run after he allegedly torched his grandmother’s home at No.60 Village, Berbice.

The incident occurred yesterday.

According to reports, the suspect lit a kerosene stove and placed it under a bed following a misunderstanding with his grandmother, 50-year-old Usha Persaud. The house was completely destroyed with the value of the loss not yet given.

No one was injured. The suspect is being sought by the police as the investigation continues.


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