“Fish cleaner” charged for attempted murder of ex-lover

first_imgRamsawan Singh was on Friday arraigned in a Georgetown Magistrate’s court for the attempted murder of his ex-lover, Geeta “Pinky” Deochand, allegedly committed at Cornelia Ida, West Coast Demerara on June 28, 2018.Geeta ‘Pinky’ DeochandThe 27-year-old accused was not required to plead to the indicated charge, which stated that, with intent to commit murder, he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Deochand of Lot 12 Sea View Street, Cornelia Ida, West Coast Demerara at about 8:00hrs on the day in question.Singh has been remanded to prison, and will make his next court appearance on July 12.RECAPBased on reports received, 28-year-old Geeta “Pinky” Deochand was taking her son to school on June 18 at about 08:00h when the 27-year-old Ramsawan Singh rode up to her at Cornelia Ida, West Coast Demerara and requested that she allow him to kiss his son. The woman did not give him permission, and an argument ensued.Enraged, Singh allegedly whipped out a knife from his pants pocket and started to stab the woman in the presence of their three-year-old son. The woman was reportedly stabbed several times about her body, and is currently a patient at the West Demerara Regional Hospital, where her condition is listed as stable.After committing the act, Singh, who works at the Meadow Bank Wharf as a fish cleaner, jumped on his pedal cycle and rode away, but was later apprehended by the Police.Relatives told Guyana Times that the couple’s relationship, which ended two years ago, had been a rocky affair. The three-year-old child in question is reportedly staying with the relatives of the injured woman.last_img read more