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Retired police officer charged with trafficking Guyanese woman and several sexual offences

A retired police officer has been committed to stand trial after the Counter Trafficking Unit (CTU) of the Ministry of National Security arrested him for allegedly bringing a Guyanese woman into the country for sexual exploitation.

He has also been charged with serious indecency, rape and indecent assault.

A statement by the Ministry says that on Friday 16th February 2018, retired Police Officer David Rattan was committed to stand trial at the High Court by Magistrate Antoine of the San Fernando 1st Magistrate Court.

Garbage truck operator in East Port-of-Spain protest to be charged

The garbage truck operator who dumped garbage in the roadway during protest action on Monday, is to be charged by police.

Police made the declaration in a tweet on Thusday saying: "The operator of a sanitation truck is due to be charged on 18.02.22 in relation to the dumping of garbage on the street during protest action by residents in East Port on Monday last."

The matter was under investigation by police and the Port-of-Spain City Corporation after the man claimed that he was ordered at gunpoint to dump the garbage.

Barrackpore bar patron arrested with gun

One man was arrested and a revolver and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Barrackpore Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise in the district yesterday.

Acting on information received, officers went to Dany’s Paradise Bar at Rochard Road, Barrackpore, around 8:15 pm on Wednesday 21st February, 2018.

There, the officers had cause to search a 51-year-old patron of the bar.

During the search, officers discovered a Rossi revolver with five rounds of .38mm ammunition in his possession.

The suspect was arrested in connection with the find.

MY EYE: Digital lines in Belmont

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Evelynaa says that the digital lines are in St Babb's, Belmont.

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