Saturday 18 January, 2020

Couva man chopped to death after family argument

A 37-year-old man is dead following a confrontation with a male relative on Tuesday night in Couva.

The deceased has been identified as Ganesh Samaroo.

According to initial reports, at about 8:00 pm on Tuesday night, Samaroo and a male relative reportedly got into a heated argument at their Perseverance Road, Couva, home.

During the argument, the male relative reportedly secured a sharp instrument which was then used to chop the 37-year-old man about the body.

The relative, police said, on realizing what he had done, stopped the attack.

The police and emergency health services were notified, however, Samaroo succumbed to the injuries sustained.

More on this as it becomes available.

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