Police probing death of 26-Y-O miner


Police are investigating the death of a 26-year-old miner of Karasabai Village, South Pakaraima.

The police force on Saturday disclosed that Neville Rodrigues was allegedly struck to the head by a chunk of hard mud referred to as “catch cow” while working in a pit at about 09:00hrs on Friday.

The incident occurred at Apanda Mines, Kamarang.

Rodrigues was taken to the Jawalla Health Post in a serious condition where he succumbed while receiving treatment.

The body is at the Kamarang mortuary awaiting a post-mortem examination.

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