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Couple held, stolen cash recovered

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Some of the stolen cash which was recovered by police.

A Carapichaima couple was arrested after police recovered $220,000 which is believed to be part of the loot stolen from Super Industrial Services (SIS).

According to police, a 51-year-old man, who is employed as a crane operator at the company, and his 53-year-old wife were held on Monday during an exercise led by Sgt Ali of the Central Division along with Constables Duncan and Hercules.

The cash, $400,000 total, was stolen from a safe at the company’s Couva premises.

No charges have been laid yet in the case.