June 23, 2021

Berbice man beats wife to death

first_imgForty-four-year-old domestic worker Sabita Shamnarine of Line Path, Corriverton, Corentyne was allegedly beaten to her head and abdomen by her abusive husband two Sundays ago, and while receiving medical attention at the New Amsterdam Hospital on Sunday last, she succumbed to her injuries.She reportedly had complained of experiencing severe pains about her body after the beating, and as such was taken to the Skeldon Hospital, where she was admitted a patient. While in hospital, the woman had reportedly begged not to be sent home, claiming that she was afraid of her husband’s constant abuse.Hours after being admitted, she reportedly collapsed and slipped into a coma. Her condition reportedly deteriorated, and she was subsequently transferred to the New Amsterdam Hospital, where she subsequently died.The mother of three had allegedly been frequently abused by the suspect, known only as Manoj, in the presence of their five-year-old child.Last Wednesday, the Childcare and Protection Agency (CPA) visited the woman’s Corentyne, East Berbice home in an attempt to take the child into protective custody. They found the suspect, ‘Manoj’, imbibing with friends. He reportedly refused to hand over the child to the CPA officers, and the Police were reportedly called in. They arrested the suspect.Officials of the New Amsterdam Hospital have reportedly informed the Police of disclosures made by the woman prior to the death. It has been reported that, on several occasions, the now dead woman had to seek medical attention for the injuries she had received as a result of being beaten by the suspect.Now that the woman has died, the man has been rearrested, and is expected to be charged shortly.last_img

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