Labourer Clint John, who is accused of throwing an explosive device in the used car-lot managed by Rachael Sukhdeo, has been denied bail under the Bail Amendment Act.
The Court of Appeal has refused to reverse the suspension of a recent judgment, which struck down a law, that gave prospective lawyers from T&T, who completed their post-graduate qualifications in the United Kingdom, a short-cut into the legal profession over CARICOM nationals.
A man has been freed of kidnapping a businesswoman from Maraval and holding her hostage for over a week in 2008.
A teacher who was forced to take the Ministry of Education to court for failing to recognise her University of the West Indies’ Bachelor in Education degree which she had pursued based on the ministry’s recommendation has won her matter.
The United National Congress has withdrawn an application for an injunction of the sale of the Petrotrin refinery.
Former UNC senator Wayne Sturge was seeking an injunction compelling Finance Minister Colm Imbert to call a meeting of the Joint Select Committee (JSC) of Parliament on Energy.
The injunction sought to block the sale of the refinery as there was no JSC to scrutinise the deal.
However, Imbert's attorney Martin Daly informed the court that the meeting of JSC on Energy will be held next Wednesday.
- Derek Achong
Valsayn businessman Emile Sanowar was charged with the possession of a firearm and ammunition after he was held by police when they raided the Secret Sunday party at Lady Chancellor Heights in Port-of-Spain on Sunday night.
Sanowar was charged by Corporal Mohammed of the Port-of-Spain Task Force late this afternoon at the Besson Street Police Station and was later taken to the Port of Spain Magistrate's Court.
However, when police arrived at the court with Sanowar close to 4 p.m he was later taken downstairs to be processed.
Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said yesterday that a file is being compiled and will be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to the company involved in the drug which caused seven patients to go blind in either one eye or both eyes.
The Ministry of Works and Transport has been ordered to pay almost $1.5 million in compensation to a contractor from Sangre Grande, who carried out paving works in east Trinidad in 2011 without a written contract with the ministry.
Delivering a judgement at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain, on Monday, High Court Judge James Aboud ruled in favour of Eastern Engineering and Marketing Services.
Two brothers, both of whom are police constables, will appear before a Port of Spain magistrate today, on charges of misbehaviour in public office.
The charges stem from an incident that occurred in March last year, during which a 30-year-old watchman was confronted by the two officers, who reportedly assaulted and abused him.
The victim informed the officers he was going to report them for their actions and proceeded to the Central Police Station.
It was reported that he was followed by the officers who arrested him for using obscene language and resisting arrest.
A trial date for the Law Association's lawsuit over the decision of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to refuse to impeach Chief Justice Ivor Archie is expected to be set next Monday.
Lawyers representing the association, Rowley, Archie and the Office of the Attorney General were expected to present submissions on whether the association should be granted leave to pursue its judicial review claim, during a hearing before Justice Vasheist Kokaram, this morning.