Man previously jailed for wounding now wanted for murder

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 January 2016, 13:27 by Denis Chabrol

A man, who was recently released from prison after serving a jail sentence for wounding, is now wanted for allegedly murdering a man early Sunday morning.

“The suspect has not yet been arrested. He was recently released from prison where he had served a sentence on a charge of wounding,” police said. His identity was not released.

Guyana Police Force investigators said the man stabbed two men, one of whom died at the New Amsterdam Hospital while receiving treatment. Dead is 25-year old Totaram Bhola of Albion Front, Corentyne.

Still receiving medical treatment is his brother-in-law,  29-year old Surendra Nauth .Police said the now wanted man allegedly allegedly slashed a tyre of their motor vehicle at about 1 AM at Williamsburg, Corentyne.

“During the argument the man attacked them with a knife and stabbed Surendra Nauth to his abdomen and also inflicted a wound to the forehead of Totaram Bhola,” police said.