A Venezuelan woman was early Thursday morning lashed and chopped by her partner at a gold mining area in western Guyana, in a disagreement that sparked off when he first allegedly burned her on her face with a cigarette, police said.
The man has since escaped.
Injured is 37-year-old Wilneivis Del Valle Bisram Vadel of Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela.
Police said the incident occurred at about 1:12 am Thursday at Aranka Landing, Cuyuni River .
Investigators were told that Bisram and the man, with whom she shares a one-month-old relationship, were drinking Banks beers when an argument erupted and he burned the woman on her face with a cigarette. Bisram retaliated by lashing Smokey to his face with a beer bottle.
“The suspect then got enraged and picked up a cutlass and dealt her several lashes about her body and a chop to her head and then made good his escape,” police said.
The woman reported the incident to the Aranka Police Station. She is said to be in a stable condition.