Sunday 19 May, 2019

Penal farmer beaten to death

An autopsy was scheduled to take place on Thursday to officially determine what caused the death of 53-year-old Johnny Ramjattan.

Ramjattan, from Scott’s Road, Penal, was last seen on Monday night.

He told relatives he was going to deliver ground provisions to a vendor in San Fernando.

He never returned home.

Around midday on Tuesday, his vehicle was found at Concord Road, La Romain.

Around 7:00 am Wednesday, his body was found a short distance away from where the vehicle had been found.

Ramjattan had severe wounds to his head.

A bloodied concrete slab was found in a drain nearby.

Police suspect he was beaten to death, but a post mortem has been ordered to confirm this.

More on this as it becomes available.

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