The bandits boarded the brothers' vessel, Ganga, and stole the engine, gas and fishing gear worth $32,000.The $32,000 dollar figure is, I believe, in Trinidad dollars and is a little less than US $5000.
"We just sailed off the Godineau River and was about 1,000 feet from land when we saw a white fiberglass boat with no name approaching us. There were six men on the boat with masks over their faces. The men told my brother and I to lie on the boat and they tie us up. They then started to throw everything into their boat and speed off," Nazir Hosein, 41, said.
Yes, it's not much, but there is a pattern.