Aarika Bhim

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.