Sex offenders with Trini roots will be on registry

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.

Court riot stabber pleads guilty, sentenced to jail

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.

Man shot and wounded in Maloney

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.



Couple, taxi operator on 963 fraud charges

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.

Man Held and Marijuana Seized in POS Exercises

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.

Another suspect in doctors kidnapping in court today

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.

Check offenders online, sexual registry now in effect

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.

Cops interview teen murder suspect again

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.

2 arrested for gun find in Cocorite

Two men from Cocorite were arrested after a firearm and a quantity of ammunition were found and seized during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the area on Sunday night.