A 51 year old father of two appeared before Magistrate Avason Quinland in the Princes Town Magistrate’s Court on Friday, charged with the murder of his 67 year old father- in- law.
It is alleged that Sahadeo Mahabir attacked his wife’s father, Balkisoon Arjoon, when the elderly man attempted to intervene in an altercation between the husband and wife on September 20th.
Arjoon was reportedly attacked by Mahabir and another man-s aid to be 31 years of age.
Arjoon was reportedly taken to the San Fernando General Hospital with head injuries and later transferred ot the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt. Hope where he died on October 3rd.
An autopsy conducted on the victim, revealed that he died as a result of a fractured skull. The other mas has also been charged with murder.
Mahabir’s matter has been adjourned to November 4th.