Man who beat brother to death slapped with murder charge

first_imgAsgar Ally of Bella Dam, West Bank Demerara (WBD), who allegedly beat his 61-year-old brother Nazir Khan to death over a box of food, was on Tuesday slapped with a murder charge and appeared at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court.Reports are Khan, called “Karie”, of Lot 37 Bella Dam, WBD, was beaten by Ally, who is his younger brother, after he failed to return with a box of food which he was sent to purchase.According to information received, at about 18:30h on July 5, 2018, the accused, who works with a garbage disposal company, had sent Khan to purchase a box of food for him from a nearby shop. However, after some time had elapsed and the man did not return with the food, the suspect went in search of him in the company of a friend.Khan was found at a neighbour’s house where he was confronted and admitted to his brother that he had eaten the food since he was hungry. The suspect allegedly became enraged and he along with his friend began to beat Khan.After the beating, the 61-year-old man who does handy work around the village, went to another neighbouring house, where he subsequently died.Meanwhile, Khan’s body was taken to the Ezekiel Funeral Home, where a post-mortem examination was conducted by State Pathologist, Dr Nehaul Singh.The cause of death was given as brain haemorrhage due to blunt trauma to the head, compounded by compression injuries to the neck.The case will continue on August 13.last_img

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