19-y-o Puvendra Babooram of Zeelandia, Wakeman, Essequibo Island is now a patient at the Suddie Public Hospital after he received first and second-degree burns about his body.
According to the teen, he and his 27-year-old girlfriend went to a wedding house in the area at around 15:00hrs on Sunday. The couple left the function at around 19:30hrs for the woman’s house. Babooram further noted that the woman went to shower while he went on the road to purchase cigarettes. While walking through a track, he saw something pass in front of him and he lost consciousness. At around 07:00hrs on Monday he regained consciousness on the woman’s bed with burns about his body.
The young man refused to seek medical attention. At around 16:00hrs on Monday, the teen’s mother intervened and took her son to the hospital. Investigations are ongoing.