Mahaica Farmer chopped to death by alleged drug addict

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By Leroy Smith

Crime scene[www.inewsguyana.com] – The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 52 – year – old Balkissoon of Helena Mahaica, East Coast Demerara, who was chopped to the left side neck by an alleged drug addict in the area.

iNews was reliably informed that the farmer and other persons had accused the man of stealing cattle and selling same to aid his drug habit and earlier today an argument escalated while the accused was intoxicated.

The accused then attacked the farmer and allegedly chopped him to the neck. The man died before he could be taken to the hospital. The assailant has been arrested and is in police custody assisting with the investigations. His name was given as Dhanpaul.

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