Pomeroon father chopped by son

crimeA 33-year-old labourer of Jacklow, Upper Pomeroon River, is currently hospitalised at the Charity Oscar Joseph Hospital in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) after he was chopped by his son during an argument. Reports are the incident occurred at about 22:00h on Friday at their Jacklow, Upper Pomeroon home. Guyana Times was told that the man, Andre Melville, was celebrating his birthday at home when his son, who is wanted by the Police, approached him and an argument ensued. The argument escalated and the younger Melville grabbed a cutlass and dealt several chops about his father’s body. The labourer was immediately rushed to the hospital and was admitted a patient. His condition is listed as stable. Police have since launched an investigation into the matter.