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FRANTIC SEARCH FOR BERBICE FISHERMAN AT SEA

Fishermen from the Three Door Sluice at the D’Edward Fishing Wharf, West Coast Berbice are frantically searching for Suraj Dhaneshwar, a fisherman who is now missing after his boat capsized in the wee hours of Wednesday. The 28-year-old father of one of Railway Line, Rosignol, was fishing with his captain in the Corentyne River when the boat sank at about 02:00hrs. The News Room understands that the captain, identified only as ‘Coppy’ survived the incident and is in police custody assisting with the investigation. Several boats that went in search of the missing fisherman returned empty-handed on Wednesday afternoon. But relatives remain hopeful that he is alive somewhere. Dhaneshwar is the father of a young child and has been fishing for the past four years. His sister, Omawattie Dhaneshwar spoke with the News Room.

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