Triumph coconut vendor found hanging from tree

Rakesh Ramdhanie

…hours before he was expected to appear in court in relation to domestic dispute case 

A 42-year-old coconut vendor was reportedly found hanging from a tree behind his relatives’ home in Dr. Miller Street, Triumph, East Coast Demerara on Wednesday morning.

Dead is Rakesh Ramdhanie, of Martyrsville, Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara.

Rakesh Ramdhanie

Based on information received, Ramdhanie was expected to appear at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court a few hours before he took his life, with regards to domestic disputes he was having with his wife. 

Relatives of the man indicated that he became severely depressed over the several problems he was experiencing with his partner. The woman also had a restraining order issued against him.

The man’s niece reportedly made the discovery.

INews understands that Ramdhanie also reportedly tried to kill himself some time last year.

He leaves to mourn his wife, three children and other family and friends. Investigations are ongoing.




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