Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum has confirmed that CID HQ is conducting a probe in relation to the theft of raw gold amounting to $400,000,000.
Several persons are currently in custody assisting with the investigation.
The gold was stolen from a Businesswoman sometime between the period December 2021 and January 2022.
Investigators were able to recover 3 motor vehicles: 2 cars and 1 canter, as well as a quantity of raw gold.
Two subordinate officers stationed in Berbice are also in police custody assisting with the investigation.