Newspaper company robbed

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Newspaper company robbed
Guy Mayers
Guy Mayers

The Mirror Publishing Company has been forced to suspend printing of its newspaper for a couple of days after bandits broke and enter its Bisee Industrial Estate office sometime between 11:30 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today.

Managing Director Guy Mayers said the discovery was made when staff turned up for work this morning.

Mayers told St. Lucia News Online (SNO) that the bandits took the company’s main production computers, which contains important documents and information relating to advertising and news.

“So the most valuable things that was lost is not the hardware, but the information and our production work, print jobs and advertisements,” he told SNO.

The former national security minister said five computers were taken, but one was discovered in a drain at the back of the company’s building. Mayers estimate his loses to be “tens of thousands of dollars”.

He said the bandits gained entry into the building through a space in the wall that previously had an air conditioning unit, but was covered with a sheet of plywood.

“They also ransacked my office, the production office and took two fans, a transformer and other items,” he said.

The bandits also broke into a container belonging to the National Skills Development Centre (NSDC), taking at least two weed eaters.

Both the NSDC and Mirror Publishing buildings, which are on the same compound, were burglarised in the past.

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  1. the bandits rite things hard in this country wat u want them to do not steal these ministers making all the money and they dont care about anybody else they shuda go wif the whole building.

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  2. If is not one, is the next with these Guys in the news. If is not a Guy that's teefing is a Guy they teefing.

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  3. You would think that a security minister, x or current, would have had his belongings well secured. I feel you anger.

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  4. The former national security minister -- you doh back up not one file!!!

    Even I back up my homework!

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  5. Make them bring every thing back Mr Mayers you have money for that. i dislike thieves. make them bring it back

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  6. say folleer sala, awawee. but the longest rope has an end. I hope when the police shoot them nobody says anything because these days they really getting chances.

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  7. ex national security Minister without security alrarm system or camera in this modern day. Even when security systems were made tax free!!

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