Posted: Wednesday July 7, 2021. 9:23 PM CST.
By Aaron Humes: There was an unusual event on Monday evening in the normally quiet village of Shipyard, Orange Walk District.
At around 4:45 p.m., the police went to Camp 18 in the village and acting on the information on the ground, they went to Camp 40, where they found a Ford F-150 pickup truck. white leaving the residence. The police stopped the vehicle and began to search the people inside, identified respectively as residents of the shipyard Johan Petkau, 41; Jacob Petkau, 32; George Petkau, 25; Franz Petkau, 18 years old; a minor, 17 years old; and Angel Ayala, 18, of August Pine Ridge, Orange Walk.
Police found nothing incriminating in the vehicle, but were later informed that someone had been kidnapped and lived nearby. Directed there, they found Abram Andres, 20, of Camp 40, who reported that about two hours earlier he had been assaulted at his workplace, the village’s central meat distributors, beaten and taken away. forcefully into the vehicle and driven to Camp 19, Jacob Petkau’s residence, where he was further beaten, kicked and whipped with a thick black electric cable, leaving significant injuries. He was then thrown by the side of the road at Camp 40.
Today, Police Commissioner Chester Williams did not detail the reason for the incident, describing it only as “an issue between the kidnapped and [the kidnappers]. “
“Exceptional” police work, the commissioner said, led to the detention and charges against the six named, and they were reportedly brought to justice this afternoon. The F-150 pickup used in the incident is now impounded as evidence.
Andres, a butcher by profession, was sent to the Northern Regional Hospital of Orange Walk Town with swollen eyes and face, numerous bruises to his back and legs from the cable and other blows and a broken bone. the left cheekbone. He is now in treatment.
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