He chopped his boss, instead of the coconut

jamaica, murders, 2019

TRINIDAD EXPRESS -TRINIDAD

An 18-year-old man has been detained by police after attacking his employer with a cutlass on Sunday.

At around 5:30 pm, the 52-year-old victim, was at his business place at O’Meara Industrial Estate, Malabar, when one of his employees asked him for a cutlass to cut open a coconut.

Upon handing him the cutlass, the suspect dealt the victim a chop to his left shoulder. The victim fled to a nearby business place and contacted Emergency Health Services.

A report was subsequently made to police and resulted in the suspect’s arrest on Monday.