Schoolboy in custody for wounding cop
Police have arrested a fifth-form student who reportedly hit a 23-year-old Police Constable in the head with a piece of wood.
Injured is Rameshwar Chunilall, who is stationed at the Cove and John Police Station and attached to the Traffic Department.
Police Headquarters reported that the incident occurred on Thursday at about 15:40 hrs on the public road at Hope, East Coast Demerara.
It is alleged that Constable Chunilall was on traffic duty on the Hope Public Road when the juvenile and another student were fighting on the road.
“Constable Chunilall intervened and stopped them. The suspect, who was armed with a piece of wood, lashed Constable Chunilall to his head, causing injuries. Constable Chunilall was escorted to the Nabaclis Health Center, where he was treated and sent away.”
The juvenile suspect is in custody assisting with further investigations.