British Queen's Counsel Vincent Nelson, the State's cooperating witness in a legal fee kickback case against former attorney general Anand Ramlogan, SC, and former opposition senator Gerald Ramdeen, has been fined $2.25 million for his role in the crime.
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.
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.
The Court of Appeal has agreed to suspend a recent judgement, which struck down aspects of this country's colonial-age sedition legislation.
Delivering an oral decision at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain, this morning, Appellate Judge Alice Yorke-Soo Hon ruled that the suspension was necessary to protect two pending matters being prosecuted by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and to prevent a myriad of legal challenges to other existing laws.
A 75-year-old man sentenced to life in prison for committing incest against his daughter has been released from prison after serving almost 25 years.
High Court Judge Hayden St Clair-Douglas ordered the immediate release of the man, who cannot be named to protect the identity of the victim, as he reviewed his sentence at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain, on Tuesday.
Two men were charged by officers of the Child Protection Unit (CPU) for three counts of sexual penetration of a child and four counts of sexual touching of a child following intelligence-led exercises, yesterday.
The exercises were spearheaded by W/Supt. (Ag.) George and ASP Nowbutt, and supervised by Insps. (Ag.) Andrews and Francis along with Sgt. James and WPC Johnson.
Over 15 years after Mala Mohammed, the wife of businessman Khalid “Uncle Khalid” Mohammed was executed at her home, two men accused of the crime have walked free.
Political activist and newspaper columnist Juliet Davy has been ordered to pay Oropuche East MP Dr Roodal Moonial $500,000 in compensation for defamation.
A man from Caroni has threatened to sue PriceSmart after he was injured by a faulty soft drink dispenser late last year.
Lawyers representing Ricardo Johnson, of Siewnarine Trace, Kelly Village, Caroni, made the threat in a pre-action protocol letter sent to the company’s management late last month.
An attorney representing the 17-year-old who is charged with the alleged kidnapping of Dr Rudradeva Sharma and Dr Prem Vijay Naidoo yesterday asked for the teen to receive a psychiatric evaluation as well as medical treatment.
The requests were made when the teenager appeared before San Fernando First Court Senior Magistrate Jo-Anne Connor charged with six offences, including murder, kidnapping and robbery.