Man jailed for 2 years over theft of kitchen utensils from mandir


A 65-year-old man was on Wednesday sentenced to two years’ imprisonment after admitting to breaking into a mandir and stealing over $320,000 in items.

Sadiq Mohamed of Grant 1802 Crabwood Creek, Corentyne, Berbice was arraigned before Magistrate Renita Singh on a charge which stated that between September 5 and September 10, he broke into the Springlands Sanatan Mandir and stole several kitchen utensils and other items to the value of $320,000.

The Magistrate sentenced the unemployed man to two years in prison. His matter was called at the Springlands Magistrate’s Court.