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.
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".
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.
Former Housing Minister Dr. Roodal Moonilal is condemning what he termed the "arbitrary" dismissal of CEPEP contractors and almost 12,000 workers.
Dr Moonilal issued the following statement on the topic.
"I strongly condemn the planned move to arbitrarily dismiss contractors and almost 12,000 workers of The Cepep Company Limited.
The publicly-advertised plan would displace several contractors who have invested in equipment and are the employers of thousands of dedicated working class citizens.
Former Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal is questioning why there has been no action within the Land for the Landless programme since the current Government took office.
Dr Moonilal issued says in a media statement, that the nation deserves an update in this program and what success if any.
The following is the statement from Dr Roodal Moonilal.
"The incompetence of this Keith Rowley administration is now being highlighted by the complete collapse of housing delivery to the citizens of our country.