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Hindu priest, Rishi Bharrat Harribole age 60 of Lot 10 Grant 106 Crabwood Creek, Corentyne, Berbice was beaten to death Sunday night in front of his home, police have reported.
In a press release police said eleven men have since been arrested.
According to police investigation, eight men Saturday night were in front of the premises of the Barrat imbibing and using foul language.
Barrat subsequently went out to the men with a piece of wood and told them to remove from the area.
The men then became annoyed and armed themselves and lashed the deceased several time about his body which caused him to fall.
He was picked up by his relatives in an unconscious state and rushed to the Skeldon Public Hospital and was pronounced dead on arrival.
The suspects were apprehended and placed in custody.
The investigation is in progress.