Man hangs self as woman finds new partner


By Leroy Smith

The decomposing remains of a father of two was this morning found in his Hope West, Enmore, East Coast Demerara (ECD) home after not being seen for three days by villagers.


Police in ‘C’ Division and responded to concerns by residents of the community of Enmore that 48-year-old Mohanlall Udairaj was not seen since Monday and a foul smell was coming from the direction of his home.


Udairaj was living alone as of recent.


During a visit to the community this morning, News Room spoke to the dead man’s sister-in-law said the man was found hanging in the lower flat of the home which was originally owned by his parents.


She related that the last time she saw him was on Sunday, July 10, 2016, noting that “he come by me, he call me pon the phone and seh he hungry and he want some food, he come for the food, he mussy eat, he leff fo go wuk Monday, and he come back and nobody nah see am back. Till this morning, ma husband come fo collect some paper work, wan water bill fo go pay the water, he call and nah get no answer, leff and go the station and make a report and we come when we come and push the door, we push the door and see he hanging.”


The family believes that the move was premeditated as the woman also said: “he keep saying it more than once that ‘waste time living.”


She explained that “he got lil domestic problem with he wife, (she) go away and leff am (him). He tek she wid one child, and the two of them live together so they get two…the baby is just a couple months and she tek somebody else. She live nah too far from here and he leff by he-self.”


The dead man’s brother said he last saw his brother at the Enmore Estate where they both worked, however when he visited the house this morning, his call went unanswered and neighbours related that they haven’t seen him since Monday.


The police investigations into the matter are ongoing.

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