Attacked prisoner still critical
The prisoner who was attacked on Saturday in the New Amsterdam Prison is still critical in the New Amsterdam Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
According to Shameeza Ali, Tameshwar ‘Rambo’ Khemraj’s reputed wife, her husband is showing slow signs of recovery. Ali said Khemraj is being fed nutritional substances through a tube.
This publication learnt Khemraj sustained several stab and chop wound about his body, including to his neck and feet. It was also reported that Khemraj sustained damage to his lungs.
Khemraj’s mother said he told her that if the prison officers had not intervened he would have died.
Meanwhile, Ali said on Saturday morning she was telephoned and informed of the attack by one of her husband’s friends.