Mahaicony man remanded for son-in-law’s murder

first_imgDays after reportedly confessing to detectives that he dealt his son-in-law a fatal blow to the head, Kumar Samaroo was remanded to prison after his arraignment on Thursday at the Mahaica Magistrate’s Court.He will make his next court appearance on April 4.Twenty-three-year-old Muneshwar Bisnauth of Airy Hall, Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was found dead at his in-law’s Lot 20 Dundee, Mahaicony, ECD residence on Sunday. It was reported that the father of one was reportedly imbibing with his 16-year-old wife and her parents when an argument ensued. Shortly after, the fisherman’s lifeless body was discovered lying in the yard, with a gaping wound to the head.Initially, Bisnauth’s wife and mother-in-law told the Police that he fell and hit his head in the yard. However, their story did not add up and as such, the three were taken into custody for further questioning.The following day, Samaroo confessed to murder during interrogation by detectives. The suspect allegedly told Police that he dealt one blow to the man’s head with a piece of wood during an argument.A post-mortem examination conducted on Wednesday morning confirming that Bisnauth died as a result of brain hemorrhage and blunt trauma to the head. According to State Pathologist, Dr Nehaul Singh, the injuries were consistent with a lash to the head.Meanwhile, the suspect had also confessed to instructing his relatives to “wash down” the blood before they called the dead man’s relatives to inform them about his death.last_img

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