Miner murdered in raw gold brawl
One man is now dead and another injured after a row over a missing quantity of raw gold.
The dead man has been identified as David John, 22 years, of Port Kaituma, NWD, while the injured man has been identified as Andre Wallace of Timehri Squatting area.
The incident occurred on Saturday last at around 06:30 hours at Konawaruk, Mahdia.
Investigations have revealed that John and Wallace were involved in an argument with a group of men over the alleged larceny of a quantity of raw gold. They were allegedly beaten by the men resulting in John’s death. Wallace has since been admitted to the Mahdia Hospital.
No arrest has been made and investigations are ongoing.