Friday, April 29, 2016

News

Speed Guns From Monday

Apr. 29, 2016, 11:50 AM AST Comments

By Kim Boodram - Speed guns are now the hands of the police, and will be employed from Monday. The announcement was made Friday by the Minister of Works Fitzgerald Hinds.

PROBE HOUSES FOR COPS *

Apr. 28, 2016, 10:48 PM AST Comments

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has called on the relevant authorities to probe the award of State houses by officials of the former government to police officers who were involved in investigating matters involving them.



Imbert claims grey areas over billion$ *

Apr. 28, 2016, 10:40 PM AST Comments

FINANCE Minister Colm Imbert has alleged “billion-dollar” discrepancies in the taxpayer-fuelled bailout of CL Financial and Colonial Life and yesterday announced a full forensic audit into the process.


Stabbed body found in Bagatelle

Apr. 28, 2016, 10:37 PM AST Comments

Less than one day after announcing that the Western Division had seen a 53 per cent reduction in homicides in its district, the body of a man, with what appeared to be stab wounds, was discovered in a dirt track in Bagatelle. Around 4 p.m.


Granny didn’t have a chance *

Apr. 28, 2016, 10:34 PM AST Comments

GRANDMOTHER Sona Lalloo had no chance of surviving the bullet to the head, a shot from a police officer’s service gun, on Monday night.


Murders everywhere

Apr. 28, 2016, 10:31 PM AST Comments

Murders in Trinidad and Tobago are no longer happening in specific “hot spot” regions. The bleeding is happening across the country.


Shooting death of woman, 80: probe on *

Apr. 28, 2016, 10:27 PM AST Comments

National Security Minister Edmund Dillon said a full investigation had commenced into the death of an 80-year-old woman due to the apparent accidental discharge of a firearm by a police officer.


Sean Luke accused back in court

Apr. 28, 2016, 10:24 PM AST Comments

TEN years after six-year-old Sean Luke bled to death after being sodomised with a cane stalk, the case against the two accused of his murder—children at the time of the killing—continues to be called in the San Fernando High Court. However, the trial is yet to begin.


Laventille man freed *

Apr. 28, 2016, 10:21 PM AST Comments

HE spent 28 years behind bars after being convicted of a 1988 murder but yesterday, a Laventille man was set free after the Court of Appeal in Port of Spain quashed the murder conviction and replaced it with that of manslaughter.