Cane harvester hangs self after stabbing wife, two others, torching house

At about 2050h. last night, the police said that cane harvester Nandlall Ragnauth, 48 years, of Kortberaad, EBB, went to the home of his reputed wife’s mother at No. 7 Village, WCB, where he broke into the home and attacked his reputed wife Hushmanie Rasheed, 28 years, with a knife.

The police said that Rasheed, her brother Devanand Tuldas, 21 years, and a friend Bharat Narine, 34 years, of No. 2 Village, WCB, were stabbed to their bodies during the incident.

Ragnauth, police said, then set the house on fire, which was destroyed, and hung himself from a tree on the premises. The body is at the Fort Wellington Hospital Mortuary.

Rasheed and Narine were treated at the Fort Wellington Hospital, while Tuldas has been admitted to the New Amsterdam Hospital, police say.


Investigations are in progress.

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