La Grange man critical after beaten by girlfriend’s ex-partner

…miner’s throat slit during altercation

A La Grange man is in a critical condition after he was reportedly attacked and beaten by his girlfriend’s ex-partner at Herstelling, East Bank Demerara (EBD), on Sunday evening.
Twenty-one-year-old Sabutaro Singh of La Grange, West Bank Demerara (WBD), is nursing an open skull fracture, a fracture to the right wrist, a partially severed forearm and a deep laceration to the left side of the neck.
He is presently a patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital. Based on reports received, on the day in question at about 21:00h, Singh visited his girlfriend at Back Street, Herstelling, EBD.
Whilst there, he was confronted by his girlfriend’s ex-partner, who threatened to kill him. This reportedly led to an argument during which the ex-boyfriend dealt him several cuffs and chops about his body.
The suspect’s two friends were also part of the beating. After receiving the injuries, Singh was taken to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre where he was treated and referred to the GPHC.
The matter was reported to the Police and a manhunt has been launched into the incident. Up to press time, the three suspects, who are known to Singh, remained on the run.
Meanwhile, 56-year-old Joseph Benjamin, a miner, is reportedly in a critical condition after his throat was slit at Mora Landing, North West District (NWD).
Police stated that acting on information received, ranks of the Mabaruma Police Station were on their way to investigate an incident at Mora Landing when they met with a Community Policing Group’s members, who were escorting Benjamin on an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV).
Police reportedly took him to the Mabaruma Regional Hospital where he is presently admitted as a patient in a critical condition. His case reportedly required an emergency surgery.
The Police were unable to take statements since the victim was unable to speak due to the injury inflicted on his throat. Police and CPG members are presently in the area searching for the suspect.