Man arrested for hitting another in face with concrete block

concrete-blockA Mahaut man is in custody after he seriously injured another in the face with a concrete block.

Police PRO, Acting Inspector Pellam Jno Baptiste said the incident took place at around 4:50 am on Sunday, November 20, 2016 in Mahaut.

Devunister John is now a patient at the Princess Margaret Hospital with serious injuries to his face.

The police have not released the name of the man who was arrested in the incident.

Investigations are ongoing, Jno Baptiste said.

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  1. November 22, 2016

    I bet the guy was stealing the block and they caught him right handed at that time of the morning? 5 am you haven got a wife or girl friend to warm up?

  2. The Truth Be Told
    November 21, 2016

    We should know what type of person could do this to his fellowman. He is one who has no love, consideration and respect for others to have the nerve to do something like that. You will hear him say he is sorry, probably with crocodile tears. This will not heal the man. His face may never return to normal. If the man is employed, he will not be able to work for a while.
    He could have killed the man. People also die from their injuries.
    Give this wicked man what he deserves, a jail sentence. Keep him incarcerated.
    There is no rehabilitation center in Dominica. If the Law was more stringent, such crimes would be eradicated. When you grant them bail, they return to their old habits. Teach them a lesson to live as civilized people who will never harm their fellow people again.
    I hope the injured man recovers from his injuries. It must be painful for him. When he recovers I hope he refrains from such evil company. This is a lesson to be learned.

  3. Engineer
    November 21, 2016

    Until Dominicans men start getting harsh punishment for causing bodily injury they will continue with their ignorance by hurting others thinking it’s just fun to do so.

  4. BEB
    November 21, 2016

    One will not say its because of lack of jobs, this is happening,at the time of the incident {wee hours or the morning}monies were spending.
    There’s no reason to involve the PM in this . I’m looking for further comments by those critics who always think that the PM is the cause of all criminal activities on island.

  5. Prophet
    November 21, 2016

    Gross darkness seems to cover our land…. but God!
    Arise Shine Dominica for your Light has come and the Glory of The Lord is upon you.

  6. papa
    November 21, 2016

    We Dominican needs prayers to much evil in the place

  7. Anonymous
    November 21, 2016

    Oh My God!

  8. winston warrington
    November 21, 2016

    A concrete block weighs about forty pounds! Go figure.

    • Lookit
      November 21, 2016

      ummm… pal? what your concrete block made of nuh?…cannot be ‘concrete’

    • Ras Ju
      November 21, 2016

      What? A block is not that heavy!

  9. SweetS
    November 21, 2016

    This is just something else. Nowadays people can’t find the right ways to settle conflict. This is just getting way out of hand.

    • analy thomas
      November 21, 2016

      I like that!
      1. Draw a table and label the table (Good and bad).
      2. Draw another table and label it (Things of Jesus and Things of Satan)
      3. Place these words in both tables……Anger, rage, frustration, annoyance, irritation, love, forgiveness, patience, soft answer, peace.
      This is ground zero people. Basic.

  10. Patsy Cline
    November 21, 2016

    hmph…I wouldn’t be too surprised if that incident happened in or around ‘The Lab’….

    Early morning so?

  11. Love
    November 21, 2016

    Thanks god it wasn’t a gun…

  12. Tjebe fort
    November 21, 2016

    What are these guys doing at 04.30 in the morning like this when most sensible people would be safe and sound in their beds?

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