The police in region five are hunting for a man who slit his cousin’s throat following a misunderstanding at the birthday celebration on Sunday.
Dead is 25 year old Reaz Mohamed, a fisherman of D’ Edward Village West Coast Berbice.
According to information received, the deceased was at a birthday celebration where he had consumed alcohol and began behaving in a disorderly manner causing the celebration to stop as he was breaking glasses being use to drink rum and other beverages.
As a result his father cautioned him and he became annoyed and scrambled his father to fight. Upon seeing this a male who was present at the event tried to intervene and suddenly the cousin who was close by pulled out a knife and slit Mohamed’s throat.
Following the incident, Mohamed was picked up and rushed to the Fort Wellington Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The suspect has since gone into hiding.
Investigations are ongoing.