WCD man found with multiple stab wounds at bar

A tragic incident unfolded on Saturday evening in Vreed-en-Hoop, West Coast Demerara (WCD), as a man, who was found with multiple stab wounds, later died while receiving treatment at the West Demerara Regional Hospital.
Dead is 45-year-old Wafad Wahad called “Ricky”, a handyman of Harlem, WCD. Reports are that the incident occurred at about 18:50h.
According to Police reports, Wahad was at Vreed-en-Hoop on Saturday evening visiting his aunt, who had arrived from the United States earlier in the week. His aunt told the Police that when her nephew arrived at the home, he was under the influence of alcohol. She reportedly told him that she did not like seeing him in such a condition, so he must go home, relax, and return the following day. She said Wahad left and she did not see him again.
Commander of the region, Mahendra Siwnarine in a telephone interview with <<<Guyana Times>>> on Sunday, said Police received a call from an unknown caller on Saturday night who said that an injured man was lying on a street in Vreed-en-Hoop. The Police arrived at the scene and found Wahad covered in blood. He was rushed to the West Demerara Regional Hospital but succumbed to his injuries while receiving medical attention.
Further investigations revealed that Wahad was attacked in the vicinity of Strikey’s Bar. An eyewitness told Police that the man was allegedly attacked, and the suspects rode off on bicycles in a northern direction into Evergreen Street, WCD, and escaped.
After the attack, the victim reportedly got up and staggered into Strikey’s Bar, where the proprietor heard a customer shouting: “Watch this man bleeding hay, boy”. The proprietor immediately called Vreed-en-Hoop Police Station, and a Police vehicle with ranks arrived within minutes.
This newspaper was told that Police found a grey Samsung cell phone and $1040 in the pocket of Wahad’s pants. The phone and the money were photographed and lodged.
CCTV footage from the surrounding area is being reviewed by Police investigates. (G9)