Tenant Breaks Landlords Hand: Phoenix – KZN
Pictured is Rajesh Ramchund, a 50 year old Palmview – Phoenix landlord who was attacked with a baton stick this week and had his hand broken by a disgruntled tenant.
Ramchund who consented to the use of his picture was assaulted in his home by a 30 year old tenant who has been residing in his property since 2016. The tenant entered his home and broke his left arm with a baton stick during an argument relating to an overheard conversation & a sent Watsapp message (picture 4). The message was regarding a cup that was thrown at a child. Ramchund & his 64 year old wife who run a textile company from their double garage denied any wrongdoing & have opened a criminal case. He further claimed that he was previously assaulted with a spade (picture 5).
Paramedics from Reaction Unit South Africa treated the injured man and transported him to hospital. X-rays (picture 2 & 3) confirmed that his bone had been broken as a result of the assault.