Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan, and three Senior Officers of the Guyana Police Force, will be departing for Suriname this afternoon to further assess the situation of the recent pirate attack.
The team is expected to return on Tuesday May 08, 2018.
The Police Officials includes the Deputy Crime Chief and Deputy Commander of B Division.
The Immigration Department of the Guyana Police Force through the Office of the Commissioner of a Police has expedited the processing of seven passport applications of Guyanese nationals who are relatives of the missing fishermen allegedly attacked by the pirates.
Information thus far indicates that apart from the four victims who reported the attack to Suriname Authorities, three bodies have been recovered and one survivor from the sixteen who are reported missing.
On the local scene based on information provided by the Police Authorities in Suriname, three men are in custody, as investigations continue here.