Faris Al Rawi

Dr Suruj Rambachan fires back at AG over statement on Opposition walkout

Opposition member of Parliament, Dr Suruj Rambachan says the statements by Attorney General Faris Al Rawi in relation to the Opposition's walkout of Parliament on Friday, is what he calls PNM contempt.

Dr Rambachan says it is "hollow and disrespectful" is the PNM's "disrespect" for the safety of citizens.

The folllowing is a statement issued by Dr Rambachan:

AG reviewing marijuana laws

Government has begun statistical groundwork for decriminalising of marijuana possession, says Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi. He told the T&T Guardian he is reviewing the Dangerous Drugs Act and wide consultation is planned before any policy decision is taken.

AG assures those mentioned in Panama Papers will be investigated

Attorney General Faris Al Rawi is giving the assurance that Trinidadians identified in the Panama Papers will be investigated.

The Attorney General says the allegations of money laundering are of grave concern to the government.

He says these allegations are being attended to. 

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He also says allegations that the previous government released OAS Construtora, from liability with the knowledge that the company was bankrupt will not go unexplored.

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