Decomposed body of missing Berbice man found in swamp

Dead: Dharmindra Sarabjit

The decomposed body of 57-year-old Dharmindra Sarabjit, a Drainage and Irrigation (D&I) worker from Lot 10 Caracas, Vryheid Village, West Canje, Berbice, was discovered in a swamp on Saturday, nearly one week after he went missing.
Reports indicate that the Police Operations Room received an anonymous call around 11:45h on Saturday, informing them of a body found in the swamp area at Vryheid Village, West Canje.
A team of Police Officers arrived at the location where they discovered Sarabjit’s body in an advanced stage of decomposition among the thick vegetation. The scene was processed, documented, and photographed by detectives.
The body was positively identified by Sarabjit’s 32-year-old daughter, Amrita Mahadeo.
Investigations revealed that Sarabjit, left home around 07:00h on June 17 to visit a female friend, but did not return. After conducting numerous unsuccessful searches, his daughter reported him missing at the Central Police Station in New Amsterdam on June 19.
Mahadeo had also posted a photo on Facebook of one of her father’s boots found near a trench, pleading for public assistance in locating him.
Sarabjit’s body has been taken to Bailey’s funeral parlour, to await a post-mortem examination. Investigations are ongoing.