Special Reserve Police officer Bernadette Fraser-Bailey, of King’s Peter Bay Road in Moriah, was stabbed in the head yesterday during a domestic dispute with her common husband, a Guyanese national.
According to Senior Supt of Police, Tobago, Garfield Moore, the incident occurred around 6.30 a.m.
Fraser, who is attached to the Environment Management Authority Department in Tobago, was stabbed repeatedly in the head and other parts of her body with a screw driver.
Fraser was treated for her injuries at Scarborough General Hospital and discharged.
The assailant later drank a poisonous substance and was rushed to the Scarborough hospital for treatment.
Moriah police and the Homicide Bureau are continuing investigations into the matter. —Elizabeth Williams.