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Five bars closed as police crack down on illegal gambling

Five bar owners appeared before a Siparia Magistrate today charged with breaching the Gambling and Betting Act Chapter 11:19

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

Five bars in the South Western Division are now closed after breaches in their licenses were discovered during an anti-crime operation, targeting bars in the Fyzabad and Oropouche districts last evening.

Woman denied bail after being charged with larceny amounting to $33,450

Lisa Michelle Guyadeen was denied bail after appearing before a San Fernando Magistrate, charged with four counts of larceny amounting to $33,450.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A 41-year-old woman, claiming to be an employee of the Ministry of Social Development, is denied bail after appearing before a San Fernando Magistrate, charged with four counts of larceny amounting to $33,450, which occurred between the period March 2017 and July 2017.

Pundit's 60 year old mother-in-law charged with his murder

The 60-year-old mother-in-law of pundit Sunil Ragbirsingh has been charged with his murder.

The pundit was killed during an apparent robbery at his Arouca home on November 25th.

His mother in law Kumarie Maraj and his 22-year-old worker Salim Goberdhan have both been charged with the murder.

Two suspects held in connection with Piarco robbery

Two persons have been held in connection with the 5 million dollar airport heist.

On Wednesday a group of armed men entered the docking area of the Piarco international airport and made off with $5 million dollars belonging to the first citizen’s bank.

The money was intended to be transferred to the bank’s Tobago branches.

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