[ww.inewsguyana.com] – Four (4) employees of BK Group of Companies along with seven (7) other persons were released on station bail on Wednesday night after accused of stealing 250 bags of stones valued $180,000 on Sunday.
The interception was made on Sunday at approximately 9:30 hours at the Parika Beach, where the crew was waiting on the tide to rise in order to return to BK Quarries in the Mazaruni.
The four BK Group employees, Colin Peters (Captain), Freddie Spaires (engineer), Odenn Bowlin and Herbert Sauers (sailors) in association with Lilita Samsudeen, Silvia Sukhu, Samantha Sookram, Compton Flecker, Brian Singh, Rashie Ramkellewan and Asoda Sukhu (all of the Parika Outfall area) removed the fifteen tons of stone without permission from BK’s vessel MT Gail and placed on an old wrecked barge, Alana 3.
The stolen stones, some of which were already bagged, were taken to the Parika Police Station following the interception. Investigations are continuing.
They are expected to be charged and placed before the court.