Penal

Penal man missing

A 50-year-old  man has been reported missing. The TTPS is seeking the public assistance in locating Russell Cornwall a labourer from Penal. 

The following is the TTPS press release:

Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating a 50-year-old labourer, who was last seen leaving his home on Tuesday 20th December 2016.

It's not kidnapped victim Ria Sookdeo

The decomposed body of a woman found in South Trinidad is not that of missing hairdresser Ria Sookdeo.

Police say the body belongs to someone else.

According to police the body of the woman found had a tattoo on her foot.

Sookdeo had no tattoos.

At around 9.30 am officers of the Anti-KIdnapping Unit, Criminal Gang Intelligence Unit and San Fernando CID responded to reports that a body was found three miles off  Bunsee Trace, Penal, an area police had searched one week ago.

58-year-old man murdered in San Fernando

A Penal man has been shot and killed while liming at a bar in San Fernando.

Police reports indicate that around 8pm Tuesday, 58-year-old Capildeo Harrilal of Sunrise Road, Penal was liming outside a bar in Retrench Village, San Fernando when a car pulled up.

The occupants exited the vehicle and opened fire.

The 58-year-old man began running but was chased by the gunmen who caught up to him and shot him in the chest.

The gunmen then fled the scene.

Harrilal was rushed to the San Fernando General Hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

Three-year-old's throat slit as father murders mother, kills himself in Penal

A Penal man stabs his wife and three-year-old child before killing himself. 

The man's wife is also dead but the three-year-old is fighting for her life in hospital.

The victims are identified as Premnath Ramkelewan and Aarika Bhim. 

Police say around seven this morning, 25-year-old Ramkelewan stabbed his 26-year-old wife Aarika and then attacked his three-year-old daughter Aarti with the same weapon. 

CNC3 understands he slit the child's throat. 

He then hanged himself at their Laltoo Trace, Penal home. 

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