Woman, 34, allegedly stabbed to death by husband 


Anuradha Khatoon, a 34-year-old fruits vendor of Best Village, West Coast Demerara, Region Three, was stabbed to death on Saturday night allegedly by her husband.

Police Headquarters reported that the woman and her 30-year-old husband shared a common law relationship over the past five years.

At about 23:30 hrs Saturday, the man reportedly returned home intoxicated. And Khatoon reportedly told the man to “ease on the alcohol drinking” but he became incensed.

Police said the man then armed himself with a knife and stabbed the woman to her throat.

“The woman fell to the floor in the living room, and the suspect made good his escape. An alarm was raised by the woman’s 12-year-old son (‘step son’ of the suspect), who was awoken after he heard his mother screaming,” Police said.

The woman was later taken to the West Demerara Regional Hospital but was pronounced dead.

The crime scene was later searched and the murder weapon, a kitchen knife, was found on the floor. The suspect has not yet been arrested.

Meanwhile, the woman’s body is at the Ezekiel Funeral Home awaiting an autopsy.


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