Persad-Bissessar: Time to give army powers of arrest to fight crime

As the murder toll continues to rise the Opposition Leader says the work of every citizen in this country is under threat.

Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the time has come to give the army powers of arrest to fight crime.

She was speaking at the annual Indian Arrival Day celebrations hosted by the Trinidad chapter of the Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) at the Chaguanas Borough Corporation last evening.

Cameraman Adrian Boodhan and reporter Kristy Ramnarine have more.

 

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