The police say they are conducting investigations into the murder of Mulchand Munilall, 16 years, of Patwah Scheme, Cane Grove, ECD, which occurred at about 2100h. last night at Cane Grove.
Investigations, police say, have revealed that Munilall was confronted by his sister’s reputed husband who was armed with a knife and during which he was fatally stabbed to his chest and under his left arm.
The suspect then attacked his reputed wife but she was rescued by residents and escaped unhurt.
Police say that the suspect fled from the scene but was arrested by the police at Springlands, Berbice, at about 0900h. today and is in police custody.
The suspect had been remanded to prison on a charge resulting from the assaulting of his reputed wife and was released from prison yesterday.