first_imgDays before a former factory worker took his last breath, he reportedly told his sister that he was beaten by one of his wife’s relatives.Sixty-two-year-old Kamaladeen Abrahim, also called “Rahim”, of Whim Village, Corentyne, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) died while receiving medical attention at the New Amsterdam Hospital.According to reports, Abrahim, a US citizen arrived in Guyana in November for a brief stay and returned again in January.On the first visit, he reportedly claimed that he was robbed by a relative and on the second visit, he was reportedly injured by the said relative.Bibi Raseea Amin, a sister of the now dead man, told Guyana Times that she received reports of her brother’s condition and visited him.Dead: Kamaladeen AbrahimShe explained that Abrahim was in tremendous pain. He was taken to the Port Mourant Hospital, but was subsequently transferred to the New Amsterdam Hospital.On February 5, the day before he died, he reportedly also told a US-based sister what transpired. The sister in the US recalled that her brother telephoned her and related that he was in a lot of pain owing to a beating he received from a relative of his wife.Amin also claimed she was told the same story. However, Abrahim died on February 6 and was buried on February 10 without a post-mortem being done after the hospital claimed the pathologist was out of the country for three weeks. Given his religion, Abrahim had to be quickly buried.His sisters are of the belief that his wife is hiding something.“When I asked her what was she going to do about her cousin “Regman”, she started to raise her voice and started to argue and fight with me and everyone around said that I should stop and don’t make any problem,” Amin stated.This publication understands that the man who allegedly assaulted the elderly man has since left the country. The aggrieved sister has since visited the Regional Representative of the Office of the Prime Minister, Gobin Harbhajan and related her suspicions.The Police were informed of the allegation and an investigation was launched. Meanwhile, this newspaper understands that the doctor who issued the death certificate to the now dead man’s wife gave the cause of death as poisoning as a result of bleach and kerosene.last_img read more