A senior citizen who was the victim of an attack by a lunatic in Castries on Wednesday morning has been released from hospital, a relative of the victim has disclosed.
The lunatic hit former Post Master General, Benignus Henry, at the back of the head with a stone in downtown Castries.
According to reports, the attacker struck shortly after Henry left the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception.
The unprovoked attack on the victim, who is in his seventies, occurred in the presence of several persons.
Henry was taken to Victoria Hospital via ambulance.
The attacker was identified as a well known figure in the City who usually wears female clothing.
A relative of the victim told St Lucia Times that the police had picked up the attacker, who would most likely to taken to the Mental Wellness Centre.
According to reports the victim is on the mend.
He is reported to be in stable condition.
Henry is said to have regained the ability to lift his left arm and move his legs, although he has to be supported when he walks.
“He has improved very well, compared to before,” St Lucia Times was informed.