Bandits on Tuesday morning invaded the home of the Imam of the New Amsterdam Central Masjid after he and his wife had left for prayers.The Imam’s security guard is assisting Police with the investigation into the disappearance of cash and other valuables from the Vrymens Ervin, Berbice home.Reports are Imam Mohamed Hanif and his wife left home about 01:00h to participate in prayers at the Masjid. He returned about 05:00h and found the house ransacked and doors broken open. The Imam explained that no one was left at the house except the security guard on duty at the gate.“We have a security we normally leave at home. When we returned, the security told us that four men came into the place and they subdued him, and they broke three doors and got into the upstairs.”The entire upper flat of the building was ransacked, and an undisclosed sum of cash and other valuables missing.According to Imam Hanif, one of his neighbours telephoned Central Police Station in New Amsterdam about 02:30h, but no one responded.“I returned home and met the place ransacked and then after the Police arrived.”Hanif noted that the security guard was hired temporarily to facilitate the Ramadan period and has been employed six days. Police are continuing their investigations.
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The NWJHL playoffs are going to the final game five of the quarter-final series.The Fort St. John Huskies and the Dawson Creek Junior Canucks will find out who they will be playing against in the semi-finals.If the JDA County Kings beats the Sexsmith Vipers, the Huskies will play the winner of the North Peace Navigators and the Fairview Flyers game.- Advertisement -If Sexsmith wins Thursday night than the Huskies will play Sexsmith.According to the Huskies, there is a very good chance that game one of the semi-finals will happen Friday or Saturday night in Fort St. John.Currently, in the NWJHL Playoff Standings, the Navigators are in first with five points, while the Kings, Vipers, and Flyers have four points.Advertisement For the full playoffs schedule, you can visit the NWJHL website. Current NWJHL League Playoff Standings as of February 26. Source NWJHLThis Wednesday, February 27, the Flyers are in Peace River to take on the Navigators.Then on Thursday, February 28, the Vipers are in Grande Prairie as they face the Kings.All games are scheduled for 8:00 p.m.Advertisement