T&T woman chopped: former Windies cricketer probed

(Trinidad Express) A cricketer who played on the Trinidad and Tobago and West Indies teams is being investigated in connection with assault of a close female relative on Thursday.

Acting Senior Superintendent of the Southern Division Cecil Santana confirmed yesterday that the suspect in the case was the 33-year-old cricketer, who allegedly chopped a female relative.

She was chopped on her right hand at the cricketer’s house.

He was kept for several hours in police custody on Thursday night.

Police were told that the suspect and the female relative were having a domestic dispute when he allegedly chopped her with a Chinese chopper.

The woman was treated at a district health centre for a chop wound to her wrist.

She was discharged and made a report to police.

Santana said police were waiting on a medical report to submit in a case file to senior officers who will decide whether charges are to be laid against the cricketer.

Investigations are continuing.


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