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The Special Operations Response Unit (SORT) used drone technology in the arrest of 20 persons and the seizure of firearms and quantities of ammunition and narcotics and a police jacket in the Southern Division.

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The exercise, conducted in the La Romaine district, on Sunday also included officers of the Southern Division and Central Division Task Forces and the Canine branch.

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Search warrants were executed in the district, which resulted in one Uzi submachine gun, three pistols, 74 rounds of 9mm ammunition, three kilogrammes of marijuana, eight grammes of cocaine and one blue police operations jacket with police patches being discovered.

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Of those held, 11 are expected to be charged with possession of firearms and possession of narcotics.


THE Government has backed down and completely deleted the controversial Clause 7 amendment to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Finance Minister Colm Imbert said in the Senate on Monday night this was done based on the arguments put forward by Independent Senator Sophia Chote SC.

A YELLOW weather alert remains in effect for Trinidad and Tobago. Both the T&T Meteorological Service and Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) yesterday issued a yellow alert — meaning moderate risk to public safety, livelihoods and property.

The Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) says it is pleased that the Government was responsive to overwhelming public opinion and decided to retreat from its proposed amendments to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).