…family living in fearAfter barely escaping the jaws of death, 22-year-old Vashti Mahase, who was brutally chopped on February 24 by her 35-year-old lover, Fazil Oosman, of Lima Dam, Mahaica, is still living in fear as police are yet to apprehend her attacker.The woman, a mother of two, spends each day trying not to replay the incident in her head.The injured woman, Vashti Mahase, shows the wounds she sustained. In this picture, the woman shows her left hand which was fractured, right hand that was partially chopped off, her eyes which the cutlass barely missed and her head that had to be shaved to allow doctors to stitch chop woundsPolice in C Division (East Coast Demerara) are making every effort to apprehend the farmer who lost his temper when the woman told him she wanted to end the relationship.He reportedly carried out the brutal attack on the woman leaving her with broken bones and several chop indentations on her head and other parts of her body.The Divisional Commander, Calvin Brutus, in a brief interview on Tuesday said that the police followed all the leads they were given but were still unable to make an arrest.“What we have done so far is since the discharge of the victim from the hospital we’ve been doing sporadic visits via our patrols to where they are living,” he assured.The injured woman’s mother, Zorina Mahase, told this publication that her daughter was discharged from the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) on Thursday last.Contrary to what the police had stated, Mahase told Guyana Times that since her daughter was discharged, the police never visited her home but noted that the investigators have been calling to check up on her from time to time.She complained that they feel threatened because ever since her child came home, the man has been trying to call her at ungodly hours.Mahase explained that a relative of the man visited the injured young lady just recently.The woman alleged that residents have been sharing information with the fugitive. Young Mahase is currently at her Good Hope, East Coast Demerara home recuperating from the injuries she sustained.Guyana Times was told that she underwent surgery to repair the sliced bones in her hands. Her mother also expressed fear that she might not be able to move her right thumb again.So far, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has reached out to the family to offer assistance.The abused woman’s mother recently said that she was scared for her own life and is contemplating fleeing the home she lived in for several years as the man has been threatening to “finish her off” before turning himself in to the police.Young Mahase was sent to the home of the suspect accompanied by a rural constable to issue a restraining order a few days after he had threatened to chop her head off.Guyana Times was told that in the process of serving the restraining order, an argument ensued between the two and while Mahase’s back was turned, Oosman gruesomely attacked her with his cutlass, firing chops at her face, head, hands, back and other body parts.The rural constable who was with her allegedly ran for cover, leaving the woman at the mercy of her attacker. The family is appealing for persons to make contact with the police if they see the farmer.
0Shares0000Malkia Strikers head coach Japheth Munala watches on during a training session at the Kasarani Indoor Gymnasium. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 7 – National team head coach Japheth Munala has officially made a return to the Kenya Commercial Bank volleyball team after ditching Kenya Pipeline, and says the bankers tabled him a better offer compared to his immediate former employers.Munala had been rumored to be headed to KCB and the same was confirmed on Friday afternoon with the team making the appointment official. “I made the decision because of the welfare terms offered by KCB. When I left here in 2011, that was not the case but they have improved a lot over that period. I also felt that I have overstayed at Pipeline and I needed a change; a new challenge,” the tactician stated.Munala worked at KCB as assistant coach in 2007 till 2008 when he was elevated to the top position leading the bankers to the title that year. He also went on to lead them to a third place finish in the CAVB Club Championship.He then left for Pipeline in 2011 where he stayed to date.In joining KCB, Munala is joined by four key players from pipeline in assistant captain Noelle Muirambi, left attacker Violet Makuto, Leonida Kasaya and Truphosa Chepkemei. However, Munala says it was not his wish to drag players from Pipeline.Coach Japheth Munala passes instruction to his girls during the 2017 African Club Championship in Tunisia/PHOTO-CAVB“I did not want to leave with any of their players and this is a decision they made independently. They are quality players who will add a lot of strength and depth and their experience will be vital for KCB. I will look to add some few more players; one experienced and some others from school to ensure we have a plan for the future,” the tactician stated.KCB volleyball team patron Judith Sidi Odhiambo confirmed Munala’s appointment an said the all-encompassing changes are bring fresh impetus to the squad ahead of next year’s competitions, especially the Club Championship set for next July.“We are delighted to have Munala back at KCB. We are hoping to tap his expertise, style, and philosophy in volleyball to take the team to the next level in local, regional and continental competitions”, said Odhiambo who is also the KCB Group Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs.Munala, will be assisted by David Kinga while current national women’s rugby sevens captain Philadelphia Olando has been appointed as their strength and conditioning coach.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)