CARIBBEAN: Man kills self after brutally chopping wife, mother-in-law in Guyana

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cap2INEWS GUYANA – Moments after brutally chopping his wife and mother-in-law at Naamryck, Parika, East Bank Essequibo, a rejected husband ended his life by consuming a poisonous substance.

Dead is Sewsarran Sankumar, 55, formerly of Venezuela and of Parika.

mother-in-law, Rookin was reported chopped three times to her neck and was admitted at the West Demerara Regional Hospital while her daughter, Savitree Sankumar was transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital. One of her hands was almost severed and she also sustained several stabs. She remains in a stable condition after a successful surgery on Friday morning.

Reports are the husband and wife lived in Venezuela after getting married but due to his abusive behaviour, the couple separated about three years ago. The woman returned to Guyana in December 2015 and lived at her parent’s home. INews was told that in March her estranged husband also returned to Guyana and has been tormenting her since.

Speaking with INews, the woman’s sister explained that the dead man had threatened to kill her sister and other family members. A Police report was made and he was arrested and charged. She explained that he was convicted and spent six weeks in prison however, after he was released, he continued with his threats.


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  1. Where is the LOVE!


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