Dr Roodal Moonilal

Moonilal wants inquiry into hiring of lobbyist

Oropouche East MP Dr Roodal Moonilal is calling for an inquiry into the hiring of lobbyist Arthur Collins.

Addressing supporters at a UNC Monday Night Forum in Preysal, Dr Moonilal lashed out at Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley for failing to reveal the arrangement between Arthur Collins's firm, DC LLC and the government.

LATEST: Moonilal: The photos were taken by a family member, not military; posted on Facebook

Oropouche East Member of Parliament Dr Roodal Moonilal says the photos of the Attorney General's children posing with guns were not taken by a member of the Defence Force but rather by a family member before it was posted on a Facebook page.

Dr Moonilal made the disclosure as he spoke on the CNC3 Morning Brew programme Thursday morning, where he also criticised Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, saying he attacked the Defence Force without evidence.

Young: Moonilal's disclosure was "disgusting behaviour"

PNM Member of Parliament for Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West, Stuart Young has described as "disgusting behaviour", the disclosure by the UNC's Oroupuche East MP, Dr Roodal Moonilal of photos showing children with guns.

Dr Moonilal had linked the photos to Attorney General Faris Al Rawi, who did not deny nor confirm that the persons in the photos are his children, when he held a news conference Tuesday to respond.

Speaking in the House of Representatives during the Budget debate on Wednesday morning, Young said the disclosure was "disgusting".

Moonilal wants Las Alturas report made public

Former Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal is calling for the report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Las Alturas Housing Development to be released to the public.

Dr Moonilal says it is even more important given that some of the people who were under review by the Commission, are now holding high position in the governance of the country.

The following is Dr Moonilal's statement.