Trinidad and Tobago

432 murders for the year so far

This country has recorded its 432nd murder for the year so far, the latest 39-year-old Marlon John.

John was shot at Pashley Street Laventille last night but succumbed to his injuries this morning.

And Couva police are on the hunt for the armed assailants who shot and killed 24-year-old Nishad Radhay at his Couva home this morning.

Radhay, a popular doubles vendor was outside his Cameron Street home preparing for the day's sale when he was confronted by two gunmen.

15 year old girl rescued from suspected kidnappers

A Tobago family is now thankful after a 15-year-old school girl was rescued from suspected kidnappers in Tobago this morning.

According to reports, the girl who was on her way to school missed the bus and accepted a lift from a silver Nissan vehicle believing it was a taxi.

There were three male occupants at the time, reports are the vehicle which went off course into a forested area and landed in a ditch.

Eyewitnesses tell CNC3, Bloody Bay villagers saw the vehicle and went to help those believed to be in distress.

Family of four arrested

A family of four was arrested during an anti-crime exercise in St. Joseph this morning.

The following is a press release by the TTPS:

A family of four was arrested and pistol and a quantity of marijuana seized, by officers of the Northern Division Task Force Area West, during an anti-crime exercise in the St. Joseph district this morning. 

Police seize gun, drugs and ammunition in Laventille

Police officers seized a quantity of marijuana and ammunition during aa anti-crime exercise in Laventille yesterday.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A revolver and a quantity of marijuana were discovered by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force Strike Team, during an anti-crime exercise in the Laventille district, yesterday.

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