The zoological society is once again making an appeal to the public to be mindful of the traumatic experience for animals with the use of fireworks.
In a statement. President of the society, Gupte Lutchmedial is strongly urging persons to consider the harmful impact of fireworks on the vulnerable animals at the Emperor Valley Zoo and also on all animals that are in proximity to the places throughout T&T where fireworks are being set off.
Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) wishes to advise members of the public to be responsible when using fireworks, particularly during this festive season.
The TTPS would like to remind citizens to be responsible in the use of fireworks and other similar devices as they can cause serious injury to the user, other persons or result in major damage to property.
The Police Service is reminding members of the public of the dangers in the use of fireworks and similar devices.
In a statement issued Monday, the TTPS says that while the use of fireworks is not illegal, there are laws surrounding it,
The following is a statement issued by the TTPS on Monday.
"Recent unfortunate events have highlighted the fact that the citizens need to be reminded of the need to responsibly use fireworks and other similar devices.
As Trinidad and Tobago celebrates its 56th anniversary as an independent nation on Friday August 31, 2018, the Ministry of National Security is reminding the public that the use of fireworks must be observed in accordance with the Summary Offences Act Chapter 11:02 of the Laws of Trinidad and Tobago.
Kerwin Beckles’ killers reportedly celebrated his death by sending up fireworks after shooting him on Sunday night. It is believed Beckles was killed because of the close relationship he shared with Phillip Bassant, who was gunned down on May 4, and Bassant’s elder sister Rachael Sukhdeo, whose husband Sheron Sukhdeo was also slain on May 26.