A man was chopped by a close male relative while resting at his home in Kelly Village in Caroni on Tuesday afternoon.
According to information reaching the Guardian Media, the victim was asleep in his bedroom when at about 3.10 pm his close male relative leaned into his room and began chopping him.
The victim got up and attempted to run away but his relative kept pelting chops at him with a cutlass.
The victim eventually locked himself in a room of the house.
The relative then escaped.
The victim of Almond Tree Road is currently warded at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Centre in Mount Hope. He was chopped to the left hand and left side of the head.
Reporter: Rhondor Dowlat