Arson in Corozal

Corozal police are investigating a case of arson. On Wednesday June 20th,  52 year old Sunil Talreja, an Indian Businessman of Progresso Village, was sleeping when he was awakened by someone calling his name. Upon checking, he saw four known male persons standing in front of his gate, and one of the male person lit a thatched structure on fire. The structure was made from palmetto Sticks and thatch roofing measuring 20 feet by 10 feet, and valued $4,500.00. The structure was destroyed by fire and several items including tools, furniture and other miscellaneous items were also destroyed at an estimated value of $15,000.00. Police are investigating.

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