An East Bank Demerara (EBD) woman was over the weekend allegedly severely beaten by her ex-husband and his common-law wife when she turned up at their home to collect their children. Following the allegation, a report was made to the Police and the couple, along with the ex-wife, appeared at the Providence Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, all charged with assault. They were each released on $10,000 bail.Reports are 32-year-old Sally Khan went to pick up her children aged 5 and 11 from their father at his Peters Hall, EBD home.After the mother of two arrived, an argument ensued which resulted in a scuffle between herself and her ex-husband.She alleged that the man tied her to a chair and he, along with his common-law wife, beat her.The case is expected to continue on January 17.
World number two Rory McIlroy has recovered from a rib injury that has kept him out of action since the middle of May and has declared himself fit to compete at this month’s U.S. Open, the 28-year-old has said.The four-times major winner has been regaining fitness at the Quinta do Lago resort in Portugal and will return to action at the year’s second major in Erin Hills, Wisconsin when the tournament begins on June 15.”I am ready for Erin Hills and looking forward to playing there for the first time,” McIlroy told The Guardian newspaper.”The last few weeks have obviously been frustrating…but it was important I got back to a level of fitness where I felt like I could give myself the best possible chance at the U.S. Open.”As I have said many times before, majors will ultimately determine my golf career but I have had the rest of this busy season to consider as well.”McIlroy sustained the injury earlier this year and suffered a recurrence during the Players Championship, where he finished tied for 35th. He subsequently withdrew from the European Tour’s PGA Championship and the Memorial tournament on the PGA Tour.The Northern Irishman won the 2011 U.S. Open at Bethesda, Maryland by eight strokes and will be seeking his second title in the event.