Fisherman hospitalised after thrashing from nephew

first_imgA fisherman is now hospitalised after he was beaten by his cutlass wielding nephew during an argument at Friendship, Corentyne, Berbice, on Thursday last.The injured man has been identified as Deonarine Boodhoo, 43, of Friendship Squatting Area.Reports are that Boodhoo and his nephew, Suresh Persaud, 23, had a misunderstanding that stemmed from a family dispute. The nephew told Police that he confronted Boodhoo to speak with him about his behaviour but instead, he was attacked with a cutlass.Persaud reportedly managed to relieve the man of the cutlass and dealt him a blow to the back. The now injured man collapsed and was taken to the New Amsterdam Hospital where he was admitted and remains a patient.From reports received, the man is slipping in and out of consciousness and has to be monitored by doctors and nurses.Police in B Division (Berbice) have detained Persaud as they continue investigations into the incident.last_img read more

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