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9 arrested for fraud at Licensing Division

BREAKING NEWS...

WE BEGIN WITH NEWS THAT NINE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED OVERNIGHT FOR ALLEGED FRAUD AT THE LICENSING DIVISION.
THE INFORMATION WAS REVEALED BY POLICE COMMISSIONER GARY GRIFFITH A SHORT WHILE AGO, DURING AN INTERVIEW ON CNC3’S THE MORNING BREW.
COMMISSIONER GRIFFITH SAYS AMONG THE NINE ARRESTED ARE TWO HIGH RANKING OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES AT THE LICENSING DIVISION.

Task Force to probe Tobago health sector

A Task Force is to be es­tab­lished to have a com­pre­hen­sive look and re­view at the health­care de­liv­ery sys­tem in To­ba­go.

The an­nounce­ment was made by THA Chief Sec­re­tary Kelvin Charles.

He was speak­ing at a news con­fer­ence held at the Di­vi­sion of In­fra­struc­ture’s con­fer­ence room.

Over the last week, sev­er­al is­sues have been raised about the health fa­cil­i­ties in To­ba­go, and many were call­ing for the re­moval of the Sec­re­tary for Health, Well­ness and Fam­i­ly De­vel­op­ment Dr Agatha Car­ring­ton, how­ev­er.

Minority Council supports petition to remove health secretary

Mi­nor­i­ty coun­cil­lor Dr Faith B Yis­rael be­lieves the pe­ti­tion for the re­moval of sec­re­tary for Health Dr Agatha Car­ring­ton from of­fice shows that To­bag­o­ni­ans are not in agree­ment with cer­tain fail­ures in the health sec­tor on the is­land.

Speak­ing at the Mi­nor­i­ty Coun­cil’s news con­fer­ence yes­ter­day, Yis­rael said due to To­ba­go’s pop­u­la­tion size, the num­ber of sig­na­tures gar­nered speak vol­umes and should be re­spect­ed

Chaguanas man missing

The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 23-year-old Shaquille Harry.

Shaquille, of Joseph Street, Chaguanas, was last seen driving a light blue coloured Nissan Almera, dropping his mother to her place of business on November 9th.

He was reported missing to the Chaguanas Police Station around 9:00 pm on November 11th.

Shaquille is of African descent, 6 feet tall, slim built, with a low haircut, and a brown complexion.

Arouca man charged with murder

Ken Renaldo Gomez a 32-year-old Arouca man, appeared before an Arima Magistrate yesterday, charged with the 2015 murder of Isaiah Jakie.

According to police reports, on April 13th 2015 at around 12:30 a.m., officers attached to the Northern Division Task Force responded to reports of a man being beaten on Jitman Drive, Five Rivers, Arouca.

Man detained for gun and ammo possession

A 32-year-old man was arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition, during an anti-crime exercise in Laventille yesterday.

According to police reports, officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force were proceeding along Rudolph Charles Link Road Laventille, on 11th November, when they had cause to stop and search the suspect.

The search was conducted and one black and silver pistol fitted with a magazine containing seven (7) rounds of 9mm ammunition was found tucked in the left side of the suspect’s pants waist.

San Juan man appears in court charged with murder

Nathan Tenia, a 43-year-old San Juan jeweller, charged with the murder of Romero Serrette appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate yesterday, to answer to the charge.

According to police reports, on October 19th, first responders responded to a report of wounding at Dainty Road, San Juan.

On their arrival at 2:47 am on the said date, they discovered the body of Romeo Serette lying motionless on the western side of the road, with what appeared to be a wound to the head and blood oozing from the wound.

Suspect in attack on landlord surrenders

Hours af­ter a 29-year-old man sur­ren­dered to the po­lice for al­leged­ly kid­nap­ping a land­lord, at­tack­ing him and throw­ing him over a precipice, the land­lord suc­cumbed to in­juries at hos­pi­tal.

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