Man accused of setting couple on fire arrested
More than two weeks after he reportedly set his friend on fire, Christian Joseph called ‘Son Son’ of Kitty, Georgetown was arrested in Puruni, Region Seven.
A short statement from Police Headquarters reported that Joseph was captured at around 04:00hrs on Thursday and was being escorted to the Bartica Police Station.
Sheldon Harry, 22, was set on fire on June 5 at Puruni Landing and succumbed to his injuries on June 20. Harry’s girlfriend was also set on fire; she has since been discharged from the hospital.
The couple was reportedly set on fire by Joseph during an argument.
Days after the incident, police issued a wanted bulletin for Joseph.