Cops probing murder of porter at Vergenoegen

The police today said that the body of Nair Khan, 30 years, a porter of Bud Street, Line Top, Vergenoegen, EBE, was discovered about 6 am in a pool of blood in Vergenoegen.

A gaping wound was seen on his left hand. The body is presently at Ezekiel Funeral Home awaiting a post-mortem.

Divisional Commander Assistant Commissioner Leslie James (right) and Divisional Detective Officer Assistant Superintendent J. Grant visited the crime scene. (Police photo)

The police say that an investigation has revealed that about 10 last night the now deceased man  and a male who is currently being sought, were imbibing at the suspect’s Burn Street, Vergenoegen  home when an argument erupted.

The argument reportedly escalated into a heated argument and the suspect allegedly stabbed the porter who fled the scene, leaving a trail of blood; the body was discovered about 110 yards from where the incident occurred.

Investigators have since obtained a statement from the suspect’s wife who was present when the incident occurred.

Investigations are ongoing.



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