Cane cutter jailed for 10 years for killing wife

A former cane harvester of Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice was yesterday sentenced to ten years in prison for killing his wife of over 20 years.

Kumar Ranjisingh, 46, who previously appeared before the High Court in Berbice on Tuesday last, expressed remorse and pleaded for mercy.

He was charged with the July 2010 murder of his then estranged wife Yashpattie Samaroo, 43, to which he pleaded not guilty. He later pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter.

According to evidence presented, Samaroo had an incised wound on her neck  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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