Four men are in police custody following a burglary incident at the Delices Village Council.
Some $10,000, allocated to recipients of the Government Public Assistance Programme (pauper’s allowance), were stolen.
According to police PRO, Inspector John Carbon, the incident occurred between November 28 and 29 when council’s office was broken into and a safe containing the money taken.
In the course of investigations by the police, the men were arrested.
So far $7,000 have been recovered.
The men have not been charged.
Investigations continue, Inspector Carbon said.