A policeman is under close arrest after the car he was driving along the Charity public road on Monday ran over a man who was lying on the roadway and killed him.
Dead is Thakoordial Jaisiri, 65, of Charity Housing Scheme, Essequibo Coast.
In a press release issued yesterday, police said they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death which occurred around 19:10 hrs.
Initial investigations revealed that a policeman was driving a car along the Charity Public road when he felt the vehicle run over what he thought to be an obstacle, the release said, adding that on checking it was found to be Jaisiri, who was lying on the roadway.
The man was taken to the Suddie Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
A post-mortem examination done on the body of Jaisiri yesterday revealed that he died as a result of multiple injuries to the body.