Fisherman in custody for stabbing labourer to death


A 67-year-old fisherman of Logwood Squatting Area, Enmore, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was arrested for stabbing a labourer to death.

Police said the labourer, 32-year-old Balchan Baichan called ‘Avi’ visited the fisherman’s home at about 12:00hrs on Sunday. At the time, the fisherman was imbibing and asked Baichan to leave but he refused.

As a result, an argument ensued and the fisherman armed himself with a bar -b-que fork and stabbed Baichan to the neck.

Baichan was escorted to the Nabaclis Health Center where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The body was subsequently taken to the Jerrick’s Funeral Home awaiting a post mortem.

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