Pensioner found dead in Caroni

A pensioner has been found dead in Caroni.

According to a police report, at about 5 am Isaac Chadee, 74, of Teeluck Street, La Paille Village, was found dead at his workplace.

Police said Chadee, who carried out watchman duties was bound and gagged.

A motive for his murder is yet to be established.

In an unrelated incident, shortly after midnight yesterday Amarnath Bissoon was walking along Samaroo Avenue, off Dookiesingh Street when he was shot several times about the body. 

San Juan man charged with sexual assault of girls aged 10 and 12 years old

A San Juan man has been denied bail and remanded into custody after appearing before a Port of Spain Magistrate, charged with the sexual penetration and sexual touching of two girls.

Celvin Allong, 29, a mason, of San Juan, appeared before Magistrate Adia Mohammed, in the Port of Spain 7th Magistrates’ Court, on Friday 18th May, 2018, charged with three counts of sexual penetration against a 12-year-old girl and one count of sexual touching against a 10-year-old girl.

The matter was adjourned to Thursday 14th June, 2018.

Daughter asks for help in finding missing father

The family of a Carenage man is asking for help from the public in locating him.

Nisha Neckles made the appeal in a Facebook post.

She said: "My father Roy Neckles has been missing since midday 24th May. He lives in the Carenage area and was last seen getting into a taxi. He exited the taxi on Haig Street. I ask if anyone has seen him to please take contact with the Carenage police station. Or (1868) 7793110. Any information will be of great help. Please share."

Nisha has asked that the message be spread as widely as possible, in the hope of finding her father.

BHP moving towards production of more oil & gas in T&T

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley today met with BHP officials at BHP's head office in Melbourne, Australia, along with Minister of Foreign and Caricom Affairs, Dennis Moses and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister and Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, Stuart Young.

The participants discussed BHP's current operations in Trinidad and Tobago and in particular their on-going exploration plans which include the drilling of three wells commencing shortly.