The bus driver accused of unlawfully killing three-year-old Isaiah Hazel has been granted $150,000 bail.
Sherill Smartt, 31, of Couva appeared in the Couva Magistrates Court on Monday morning shortly after she surrendered to the police.
A contractor from south Trinidad has been ordered to immediately repay a $300,000 loan he took from another businessman, five years ago.
Chief Justice Ivor Archie will not face impeachment proceedings over misconduct allegations levelled against him.
Responding to questions during the post-Cabinet press briefing at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann's, this afternoon, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said that he would not exercise his exclusive discretion under S137 of the Constitution to institute the proceedings against Archie.
A police officer was remanded into custody on Wednesday after he was found guilty of five charges including rape, assault, false imprisonment and grievous sexual assault against a teenager.
Constable Vishram Ragoo last attached to the Chaguanas CID was charged with a total of six charges but the jury presiding in the San Fernando Second Criminal Assizes found him not guilty on one of the grievous sexual assault charges.
Following a two-month trial, the nine-member jury returned with their verdicts around 6.30 pm after deliberating for three hours.
An acting Senior Superintendant of the Fraud Squad Unit along with his wife have appeared before an Arima magistrate Wednesday, charged for assault and malicious damage.
Reports indicate that on March 24 2018, Lindon Greenidge, 56, who has 37 years' service in the Police Service, allegedly assaulted a 49-year-old woman and maliciously damaged her pair of eyeglasses and cell phone.
A report was made to the Proffessional Standards Bureau (PSB) and an investigation was conducted.
A teenager has appeared before the Port-of-Spain Children’s Court charged with the murder of 47-year-old Lester Sookhai, which occurred in December 2018.
The 16-year-old boy, of no fixed place of abode, was also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition.
He appeared before Master Vijay Paul to answer the charges.
Sookhai, a shopkeeper of Maingot Road, Tunapuna, was at his business place along with a relative around 10 am on Tuesday 11th December 2018, when the suspect entered and shot him.
The suspect escaped on foot.
The assault charges laid against the Chief Executive Officer of A&V Oil and Gas Limited, Hanif Baksh, and his son-in-law, Bill Ramsundar, were dismissed Monday at the Siparia Magistrates' Court.
Senior Magistrate Margaret Alert agreed to have the charges dismissed following a request made by Baksh's attorney, Senior Counsel Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj.
Maharaj asked the court to discharge the accused persons due to the prosecution's unpreparedness for the matter to move to trial.
A Trinidad & Tobago national, Andre Stedman, has been sentenced to eight years in prison for raping a minor girl.
The former security officer who is in his late 50s was also slapped with a 12-month prison sentence for indecent assault, a report by BVI News said.
His sentences are to run concurrently.
A 43-year-old man and his 37-year-old common-law-wife who were charged with 126 counts of sexual-related offences against a minor were both remanded in jail by Sangre Grande Magistrate, while the victim's 59-year-old relative was granted $10,000 station bail.
The 43-year-old, said to be the victim's step-father and the victim’s mother appeared before Magistrate Erica Baptiste- Ramkissoon in the Sangre Grande Second magistrate court.