CNC3 today decided to check on reports that there is no security guarding the assets at Petrotrin's Point-a-Pierre compound as the company was officially closed today. We found the reports to be true.
The drive-through was conducted purely for news-related purposes and to demonstrate to the authorities the critical need to protect the country's assets.
Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith held talks today with Port of Spain mayor Joel Martinez to discuss security arrangements for the Christmas and Carnival season.
They also discussed the use of glass bottles by patrons during next year's Carnival celebrations as well as wrecking and street vending in the Capital city.
Commissioner Griffith and His Worship Martinez reaffirmed their commitment to deepen collaboration toward ensuring safety and security of all citizens who enter Port of Spain.
Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith is calling on all police officers who can make themselves available to report for duty at 6:00 pm at the Police Training Academy in St. James.
In a press release, the Commissioner says he intends to significantly increase the police presence across the country over the next 24 hour to ensure safety and security for all.
He also asked officers who reside in other Divisions to report to their perspective police station.
This includes officers of the Western, Port of Spain and North Eastern Divisions.
Minister of Works and Transport, Rohan Sinanan says the government will move to increase security in and around all the seabridge vessels, to ensure that no one is allowed to sabotage their operations.
Speaking at today's post-Cabinet news conference, the minister says there are people who stand to benefit from the vessels not functioning properly.