Crime scene

A MAN who had been detained and then released for the May 2014 murder of senior counsel Dana Seetahal was shot dead yesterday morning at his home in Carapo, Arima.

Police said that around 5 a.m., the victim, Keston Seales, 35, alias “Fly”, was at his home in Carapo, Arima when gunmen broke down his front door, found him and opened fire. Seales was shot six times in his chest and abdomen. The gunmen then left in a waiting car.

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Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is angry over Government’s “crocodile tears” and false impression that retired judges will benefit from pension hikes. 

THE 15,000 registered Venezuelans, plus the thousands of others who did not, are here to stay, says political analyst Derek Ramsamooj.

MORE than seven months after chef Joe Brown and British citizen Joanna Banks were stuck by a car and killed while cycling along the Beetham Highway, the driver of the vehicle surrendered himself to officers of the Besson Street Police Station on Saturday.

THREE more men have fallen victim to gun violence after they were shot and killed in two separate incidents in Belmont and Tunapuna between Saturday night and yesterday morning.

A SPECIAL Reserve Police (SRP) officer and a Jamaican man remained in police custody last night after they were found with narcotics strapped to their bodies while attempting to board a flight at the Piarco International Airport on Saturday.

THE Venezuelan migrant registration process was completed in Port of Spain and San Fernando yesterday. A statement from the Ministry of National Security yesterday said Venezuelans who were in line at the San Fernando registration centre as at 5 p.m. on Friday were taken into the facility and processed.