Wednesday 27 May, 2020

One in custody in connection with Princes Town murder

A 24-year-old man is currently in custody, aiding police with their inquiries into the murder of 33-year-old Bisham Bhim.

Bhim, of Churkoo Village, Princes Town, was found dead on Friday morning at his home by his sister.

The 36-year-old woman told police that around 8.30 am, she heard a commotion upstairs and upon investigating, she saw a man known to her and her brother leaving the building.

She subsequently found Bhim bleeding from a wound to his neck.

The police were notified, but by the time paramedics arrived, the 33-year-old man had already succumbed to his injuries. 

Police who responded were able to immediately detain the suspect and he is currently aiding with inquiries. He is being held at the Princes Town Police Station.

WPC George is continuing inquiries.

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