Police are investigating the murder of Chatterpaul Harripaul c/d Roy, age 34 years, of Block BI Bath Settlement, WCB which occurred about 15:45 hrs on Wednesday 2020-09-09 at Bath Settlement Public Road, WCB.
Inquiries disclosed that Chatterpaul was in his motor vehicle on the Public Road at Bath Settlement when it was observed that he exited the vehicle with a shotgun and discharged one round into the air before discharging three rounds towards a crowd of protestors who were about 60 meters away.“The protesters were residents of Bath Settlement,” police said.
As a result of his actions, he was attacked by the crowd and beaten. The police who are some distance away having observed the commotion rushed to the scene where the discovered the victim lying on the ground with several injuries about his body.
He was subsequently picked up and taken to the Fort Wellington Hospital where he was pronounced dead by a Doctor on duty. The body is currently at the hospital. Ranks are on the ground conducting further investigations.