Fisherman stabbed with scissors during fight


Sewdat Hannoman, a 27-year-old fisherman, was wounded with a pair of scissors during an altercation with a 22-year-old man in Belvedere Village, Corentyne, Berbice on Friday.

According to police reports, the 22-year-old suspect picked up a small blue handle scissors and stabbed the victim six times about his chest and back at around 21:30 hrs on Friday. The suspect, subsequently, fled the scene.

Hanuman was subsequently taken to the Port Mourant Public Hospital, and transferred to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital.

The suspect has been apprehended by police and remains in custody at the Rose Hall Police Outpost, in Berbice. Investigations are ongoing.

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