Police are investigating the alleged wounding was committed on Andrew Hodge a 44 years a mechanic who resides at Byderabo Road Bartica Essequibo River. The incident occurred on Sunday May 03, 2021 about 17:30 hours, at Kalcoon Village, Mazaruni River.
Reports state that the victim and his alleged attacker were socializing when tempers flared and the attacker, subsequently armed with a cutlass, dealt the victim several chops to both his hands causing a complete severance of one finger.
Hodge is now a patient at the Bartica Regional Hospital in a stable condition. Police are currently in pursuit of the perpetrator, as investigations continue.