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Gold heist from mining company

Several persons were up to early Monday morning in police custody in connection with heist of at least 100 ounces of raw gold and cash from a mining company in Port Kaituma, according to well placed sources.

Sources confirmed that a quantity of the booty was located in Berbice and those arrested include three employees. At least GUY$5 million have been reportedly located at Charity, Essequibo.

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has not issued a statement on the incident that occurred on Friday at El Dorado Mining Company since Friday. However, the force opted to issue a statement on a road accident.

The Jagmohans who own the company could not be immediately contacted.