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Man stabbed to death near Bourda Market

Last Updated on Sunday, 11 September 2016, 13:08 by Denis Chabrol

MurdersceneA man was stabbed to death near Bourda Market, Georgetown during an argument, but the assailant has not yet been arrested, police said.

Dead is 34-year old Omesh Chetram of Unity, East Coast Demerara. The incident occurred  between 11:30 Saturday night and 1:30 Sunday morning on Robb Street between Bourda and Alexander Streets.

“Enquiries disclosed that the deceased had an argument with a male, during which the suspect stabbed him in the lower region of his abdomen with a knife and escaped,” the Guyana Police Force said in a statement.

Chetram was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation where he was pronounced dead on arrival, police added.

The suspect has not  yet been arrested.