Police in Regional Division #5 are investigating the circumstances surrounding the demise of 64-year-old Omrowa Shamlall called “Bunta” of Lot 209 Block 12 Non Pariel, East Coast Demerara (ECD). He allegedly fell off a roof around 11:30hrs last Friday at Yorkshire Hall, Drill, Mahaicony, ECD.

According to the police report, the victim was employed with his cousin Totaram Piralall, who is a businessman, and on the said day, the businessman clams he was in his bond at the worksite when he heard one of his employees screamed. Shortly after, the said employee rushed to him and told him that Shamlall fell from a beam. Piralall rushed to the scene and saw the victim on the ground motionless.

With the assistance of two workers, he was picked up and transported to Mahaicony Public Hospital, where he was seen and pronounced dead on arrival by Dr. Joseph. The body is at the said hospital mortuary awaiting a post mortem examination.

The matter is currently being investigated by members of the force.


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