Police are investigating the murder of 25-year-old Pursoram Ganpat, a rice farmer of lot 169 Well Rank Dam, # 57 Village, Corentyne, Berbice.
He was reportedly killed by an 18-year-old man at about 02:30hrs on Monday, June 12, 2023, at Queenstown, Corriverton Corentyne, Berbice.
Investigations revealed that the suspect and the victim were imbibing together, when a heated argument ensued, resulting in a scuffle. The suspect then armed himself with a knife and dealt the victim several stabs about his body. The victim was then escorted to the Port Mourant Public Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries while receiving medical treatment.
The suspect was subsequently arrested and is assisting police investigations.