Farmer chops reputed wife to head

first_imgPolice in ‘E’ Division (Linden-Kwakwani) are on the hunt for a 45-year-old farmer who hails from Loo Creek, Linden-Soesdyke Highway. He allegedly has chopped his reputed wife to the head with a cutlass during a domestic dispute on Tuesday.Guyana Times understands that the 54-year-old woman, Nora Emmanuel, who is also a farmer, was also repeatedly lashed about her body during the altercation with her reputed husband, and had become unconscious.Reports are that at about 17:00h on Tuesday, the accused and his wife were embroiled in an argument at their Loo Creek home over the removal of a radio and cellular phone, and the accused became annoyed.Preliminary investigations disclosed that the victim and the accused, who have been working on a farm for several months, were engaged in an argument over the alleged removal of a cell phone from their workplace. It is alleged that the couple was last Friday instructed by their boss not to remove anything from the farm. However, the accused allegedly left the farm with the boss’s radio and cell phone. After the boss reportedly visited the farm on Tuesday, the woman allegedly told him what the accused is alleged to have done, and this caused him to become annoyed.During the argument over the matter, the accused dealt the woman several lashes about her body with his cutlass. Fearful for her life, the woman reportedly ran out of the home and on to the road, where she collapsed. It was at this point that the accused allegedly dealt her one chop to her head, which caused her to become unconscious.This newspaper was told that after a while the woman regained consciousness, and walked about a mile and a half to a friend’s house, where she related what had occurred. The Police were called, and the woman was taken to the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC).Police have launched a hunt for the accused.last_img