Superb nabbed thief; cash recovery
Kaieteur News – A thief was caught at a Superbet store in Zeeburg, Public Road, West Coast Demerara, trying to steal some cash and other items.
To exacerbate problems, the trespasser was caught after hours when the business was closed.
The suspect has been identified as Santanan Sahadeo, 47, a laborer in the Zeelugt Squatting Area, East Bank Essequibo.
According to a police report, the incident occurred between 19:30 hours on Friday and 00:30 on Saturday.
Based on information received, Superbet’s owner Jeetchadra Kishore, 42, of Stewartville, told investigators that the outlet would normally be supervised by one of his staff.
Reports are that around 19:30 hours, the staffer secured the outlet and then headed home.
Later that evening, someone from the area called and said noises were heard coming from inside the building. Police responded and checks were made. They observed a man inside the building. The owner was subsequently contacted and informed of the incident.
Upon arrival in Kishore, the main entrance door was opened and the suspects apprehended. Checks were made in and around the building and at the west end of the building, a sum of $ 156,620 in cash and five packs of cigarettes were found in a clear plastic bag. The suspect was arrested and transported to Leonora Police Station, where investigations are ongoing.