Guyanese shot dead in Suriname

Last Updated on Friday, 19 April 2024, 0:26 by Writer

     Oswick Bazilio            Jeremiah Smith

The two Guyanese men, who were shot dead Monday night in Suriname, have been identified, police said.

Guyanese police say the dead men were identified by Surinamese police as Oswick Bazilio also known as ‘One Foot’ and Jerimiah Smith. Smith was charged with marijuana trafficking in 2022. 

The motive for the killing was not immediately known.

The incident occurred on Rubenstraat in northern Paramaribo North. 

A grey Toyota Itz was found at the scene with several bullet holes. Police towed the car away to a station.