Pomeroon labourer charged for attempting to murder pregnant wife

– released on $500,000 bail

Richard Mohamed, a 30-year-old labourer of Grant Friendship, Lower Pomeroon, Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), was granted $500,000 bail when he appeared at the Anna Regina Magistrate’s Court to answer the charge of attempted murder.
Mohamed, also of Huntley, Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara (ECD), is accused of chopping his 23-year-old reputed wife following an argument on March 25, 2021.
The charge was laid under Section 103 C of the Criminal Law (Offences) Act Chapter 8:01 before Magistrate Esther Sam.

Richard Mohamed

He was not required to plead to the indictment and will make his next court appearance on April 19, 2021. The matter was transferred to the Charity Magistrate’s Court.
It was reported that on the day in question, Mohamed and his reputed wife were engaged in a heated argument.
During the misunderstanding, the man armed himself with a chopper and dealt several chops to the woman’s body and head. Several of her fingers were reportedly severed in the process. In addition, her right hand was partially amputated during the attack.
She is six months pregnant.
Following the incident, the perpetrator set the house on fire. However, persons in the vicinity managed to render assistance and rushed her for medical attention. She was subsequently air dashed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where she was further treated.