In 2000, Daniel Singh was brutally hacked to death at his home, and his family is finally getting justice after his killer was arrested on Sunday morning after being some 18 years on the run.The suspect, Deonarine Bhihari, was picked up by Police on Sunday morning at a Logwood, Enmore, East Coast Demerara residence.A brief statement from the Police Force reads, “A male being sought by Police since 2000 for the murder of Daniel Singh at Enmore, ECD was this morning apprehended by ranks of ‘C’ Division at Enmore.”Acting on information received, the Police swooped down on the house and effected the arrest.The Police were accompanied by a son of the deceased, Deochand, who had been trailing the suspect for several months, and had even put out a reward for information that can lead to his apprehension.Deochand, a Councillor at Hope NDC, told <> that his father’s killer was never apprehended since he had connections with key members of the then Government, who allegedly had facilitated his escape to neigbouring Venezuela.However, he related that the man returned to Guyana a few years ago because of the crisis in that neighbouring country. He has reportedly since been occasionally spotted at various places.Deochand related that when he saw the man at a funeral a few months ago, he began to collect information, and as such, trailed him.After observing that he was staying at his sister’s house in Logwood, Enmore, Deochand contacted his attorney, James Bond, and Police ranks from the Enmore Station went with them to make the arrest.“When we got there, the man come out because he didn’t know what we went there for, and when the Police tell he, he tried to run, but they warned him not to, and then they arrested him,” Deochand related.Deochand said he and his siblings are overjoyed and relieved to have their father’s killer finally brought to justice.“I spent so much time and money to get him arrested, and I’m happy it happened,”Murdered: Daniel Singhhe expressed.According to reports published at the time, 49-year-old Daniel Singh, a single father, was living at Hope West, Enmore, ECD with his four children when the incident took place on May 21, 2000.Guyana Times understands that Singh and Bhihari usually had confrontations, since the suspect and Singh’s daughter, Nalini, had reportedly liked each other but Singh did not approve of this. At the time, the suspect was in his 30s while the young woman was in her late teens. It is, however, unclear what might have triggered the suspect’s actions.It was reported that on the day in question, Singh was on the front step when he was attacked by the cutlass wielding man, who also killed three of the family’s dogs while injuring Nalini as well and another one of their dogs during the brutal attack.One of the then young sons had recalled being awakened by his sister’s screams, and upon looking through the window, had seen the attacker firing chops at his father. At the time, the daughter was shouting at the suspect, asking him what he was doing to her father. The man reportedly then turned his attention to her, also inflicting chops to both her hands. She managed to run out of the yard but he had pursued her. However, she had run into a neighbour’s yard to seek refuge. The suspect reportedly returned to the Singhs’ residence, where two of SiMurder suspect Deonarine Bhiharingh’s young sons were standing outside watching helplessly as their unconscious father lay bleeding on the ground. Upon noticing that the attacker was charging towards them, the two young boys ran into the bedroom and locked the door. After realizing that he was unable to get the door open, the man reportedly left the yard by scaling the back fence and making good his escape, going into hiding for over adecade. Singh’s badly injured body was picked up by neighbours who were awoken by screams, and rushed to the hospital where he was admitted and subsequently died a few days later without regaining consciousness.