Citizens who have been convicted of sex crimes beyond Trinidad and Tobago’s jurisdiction will not be spared public scrutiny.
This country’s Sexual Offenders Registry will also list the information of persons who have been convicted of sexual crimes in other countries.
A prisoner who stabbed another prisoner on Tuesday whilst in the holding cell block of the Chaguanas Magistrates' Court, has been sentenced to 15 months imprisonment, 12 of which will be hard labour.
Nigel McSween, 33, of Pierre Trace in Enterprise, was charged for maliciously wounding Makeel Simon, 29, of Kestrel Boulevard, Edinburgh 500, Chaguanas.
McSween also was charged for having a shank (an improvised weapon) in his possession.
When called upon by First Court Magistrate Rajendra Rambachan, McSween pleaded guilty to the offences.
A man, who had just left his Maloney apartment for work, was shot and wounded on Wednesday morning.
According to a police report, at about 6.30 am, Hardy Abdul Mohammed, had just walked out of Building 20 when a gunman approached him and shot him several times.
Mohammed was taken to the Arima District Hospital where he was treated, warded and is said to be in a serious condition.
Police said they are "very familiar" with Mohammed, who is also known as Shervon Ransom, and is said to be in his early 40s.
A 24-year-old man who was caught driving under the influence of alcohol after his driver’s permit was suspended has been jailed for 12 months.
A Gasparillo couple and another man, charged with 963 fraud charges, were remanded into custody on Monday night after the reading of the charges took almost seven hours.
One man was arrested and a quantity of marijuana seized by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Port of Spain district, yesterday.
Officers conducted the exercise between 10:00am and 11:00pm, on Monday 3rd February 2020.
The other suspect in the kidnapping of Dr. Rudradeva Sharma and Dr. Prem Vijay Naidoo is expected to be charged and may face a San Fernando Magistrate, today.
The 17-year-old minor has been in custody at the Child Protection Unit (CPU) in South Oropouche, since being discharged from the San Fernando General Hospital, pending further inquiries.
From January 31, this year, information on sexual offenders can be shown on an online website for the public to access their names, addresses, photographs and offences committed.
The Commissioner of Police can also publicise this information for the public to be aware and better protect themselves.
Police were expected to carry out a second round of interrogation yesterday on a 17-year-old San Fernando boy in custody for the murder of Dr Rudradeva Sharma.
Guardian Media learned that the teen has been a bit quiet but investigators are moving to lay several charges against him for his alleged role in Sharma’s death.