A prisoner who was on remand for murder succumbed to his injuries following a beating he received from his fellow inmates at the Lusignan Prison.
Based on information received, Shaheed Ali, 30, of Albouystown, Georgetown was beaten on April 4 at about 22:58h but died while receiving medical attention at the Georgetown Public Hospital on Friday evening.
Inews understands that the now dead prisoner was kept in Bay 1 of the Lusignan Prison when he was allegedly beaten by several other prisoners.
An injured Ali was escorted to the GPHC where he was treated and admitted a patient in the Male Surgical Ward.
During his hospitalisation, Ali underwent a surgery for a fractured skull.
His body is at the hospital mortuary awaiting a post mortem. An investigation has launched into the incident.