A PENAL grandfather was stabbed to death yesterday and police are searching for a close male relative in the incident.
Knolly Hudlin, 62, of Penal Rock Road, was pronounced dead at Siparia Health Facility.
Hudlin was stabbed near his home. The suspect ran off and escaped, police said.
Police said the deceased was the father of a senior State attorney.
Investigators were told that Hudlin had taken out a protection order against the suspect, who came to the home at around 2.30 p.m.
Hudlin and the suspect were involved in an argument before he was stabbed.
Corporal Ralph Persad of Penal Police Station is investigating.