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NGC wins lawsuit against SIS

The Na­tion­al Gas Com­pa­ny (NGC)  has won its law­suit against Su­per In­dus­tri­al Ser­vices (SIS) over an al­leged move to dis­pose of its as­sets pend­ing the res­o­lu­tion of ar­bi­tra­tion pro­ceed­ings over the con­tro­ver­sial Beetham Wa­ter Treat­ment Plant. 

EMA to recoup $1.2 million from contractor

he En­vi­ron­men­tal Man­age­ment Au­thor­i­ty (EMA) has won a law­suit against a con­trac­tor for the re­fur­bish­ment of nine po­lice sur­veil­lance bays along the Uri­ah Bul­ter and Solomon Ho­choy High­ways. 

De­liv­er­ing oral judg­ment at the Hall of Jus­tice, in Port-of-Spain on Tues­day, High Court Judge Frank Seep­er­sad up­held the EMA’s law­suit in which it was seek­ing to re­coup the $1.2 mil­lion that was ad­vanced to Syn­er­gy Re­sources Ltd, of Union Road in Mara­bel­la. 

Man robbed, shot

A 23-year-old man was shot and wounded after he was robbed on Wednesday night in San Juan.

According to a police report, shortly after 8 pm, the victim was walking in a supermarket parking at the corner of Saddle Road and Laventille Road when he was held up by a gunman who ordered him to hand over his cash and other valuables.

The victim handed it over but was shot twice in the right thigh.

The gunman then escaped.

The victim was taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where he was treated and warded in a serious condition.

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