2 chopped during Corentyne brawl

first_imgThirty-eight-year-old Rajindra Balkaran, called ‘Gomes’, and his uncle Vishnu Gopaul, called ‘Strokeman’ and ‘Balbala’, a pork vendor at the Port Mourant Market, traded chops on Monday afternoon at Kitten Dam, Portuguese Quarters, Port Mourant Corentyne; and are now both hospitalized at the New Amsterdam Public Hospital, with Gopaul being listed in critical condition.Injured: Vishnu GopaulReports reaching this newspaper detail that Balkaran was under the influence of alcohol when he accused his uncle of being a “cochore”. After hurling several expletives at his uncle, Balkaran walked over to Gopaul’s donkey cart and pushed it into a nearby drain.At that, Gopaul ran out of his yard with a cutlass. “Is the same cutlass he does use fuh cut meat,” one eyewitness said.“The two of dem start to argue, and ‘Gomes’ (Balkaran) telling he that he is a cochore and Gopaul cussing he (Gomes),” an eyewitness offered.The argument intensified, and Gopaul reportedly chopped his nephew several times to the upper body. Balkaran received chop wounds to his hands and neck, but was able to overpower and disarm his uncle, and he turned the weapon on the pork vendor. Gopaul received chops to the face, neck, chest and hands, and is reportedly in a critical condition at the New Amsterdam Hospital.The donkey cart that was pushed into the drainWhen the Police arrived, Gopaul was picked up in an unconscious state and taken to the Port Mourant Hospital, from whence he was transferred to the New Amsterdam facility. Balkaran has also been admitted a patient at the hospital.Police are investigating the incident.last_img read more

GOLF NEWS: KAY KELLY WINS THE FIRST LADIES COMPETITION OF THE YEAR AT BARNHILL

first_imgLetterkenny Golf News:The ladies club are delighted to announce the results of the first club competition of 2015. Played over 13-holes on February 9th in fine conditions.Winner Kay Kelly (27) with 28 pts on bot. Runner-up President Anne Condon (21) 28pts and in third place Eileen Williamson (21) 26pts. Presentation of prizes will take place on date to be announced. The Drive- In is scheduled for February 22nd at 11.am. Coffee/tea and goodies in Bar from 10.30 Do try and come along to start the ball rolling(we hope flying) for the Captains and President and all who participate. Format details will be announced next week.It’s almost that time again, Bingo Sunday will take place on March 1st at 4pm, so tell all your friends and family to keep that date free.There is a campaign afoot to encourage lady beginners to try out this wonderful game, so if you read this and feel you would like to give it a go, or if you already play and know of someone who might be interested please call 0879677673, lessons will be arranged.GOLF NEWS: KAY KELLY WINS THE FIRST LADIES COMPETITION OF THE YEAR AT BARNHILL was last modified: February 10th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:golfLadiesletterkennyNoticesSportlast_img read more