domestic violence

Police: Spike in domestic violence victims

The T&T Po­lice Ser­vice's Vic­tim & Wit­ness Sup­port Unit (VW­SU) has not­ed a 70 per cent in­crease in do­mes­tic vi­o­lence vic­tims be­ing re­ferred to it.

Speak­ing at the week­ly po­lice press brief­ing at the Po­lice Ad­min­is­tra­tion Build­ing in Port-of-Spain yes­ter­day, the unit's man­ag­er Aisha Price-Cor­bie said they pro­vid­ed as­sis­tance to 195 vic­tims be­tween April and June as com­pared to 116 from Jan­u­ary to March.