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(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — A Princes Town man was beaten until an eye popped out of its socket during a brawl at a sports day in Rio Claro on Easter Monday.
And police officers who were assigned to the event are being investigated for allegedly not intervening in the fight.
Cyrus Ramadhar, 24, a father of one, of Iere Village, is warded in serious condition at hospital.
When the Express visited Ramadhar at his hospital bed, he was resting.
His wife, Latia Nedd said she was not present when the incident occurred.
Ramadhar wore a patch over his right eye.
According to a police report, Ramadhar was at the Brothers’ Road Recreation Ground when around 11.50 p.m. he got into an altercation with a group of men.
Witnesses told police that the men beat Ramadhar severely on his head and face, so much that his right eye popped out of its socket.
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The Express was told that police officers were working extra duties but allegedly did not intervene during the attack on Ramadhar.
Ramadhar was taken to the Rio Claro District Health Facility, then to the San Fernando General Hospital.
Pc Meighoo is investigating the incident which led to Ramadhar’s injury.
Senior Supt Belfon is investigating the officers’ alleged lack of intervention into the event.