Women's Issues In Guyana

Cullen man kills himself after chopping wife

Posted in Crimes against Women by wiig on July 20, 2007
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Stabroek News – July 20, 2007

A 36-year-old man, Jageshwar Dyal yesterday afternoon slashed his wife, Shamdai Jageshwar causing her wounds before killing himself by slitting his throat following an argument at Cullen Squatting Area on the Essequibo Coast.

The 37-year-old woman was treated at the Suddie Hospital and sent away. She suffered chop wounds across the shoulder. The incident happened around 4.30 pm.

The man, reports indicated, was in the habit of making threats to the woman’s life and they were always quarrelling.

Police said that the woman ran into the house to avoid further attacks and later when she came out of the house she found her husband lying in the yard with his throat slit.

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