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3 held for stealing blow-up pool, other items from warehouse

Three men have been arrested and a quantity of stolen items recovered following an exercise in the Arima district, yesterday.

Among the things they stole was a blow-up pool.

The three suspects; a 23-year-old and 26-year-old, both of Wallerfield and a 36-year-old of Valencia, were arrested in connection with reports of warehouse breaking and housebreaking and larceny in the Torrecilla Gardens, Arima, over the last week.

Two held for Caura murder

Police have detained two people in connection with the murder of a Barataria man on Friday. The man’s death has taken the murder toll to 176.

The man, 40-year-old Rasheed Khan, was killed while in on the Caura Valley Road after being shot in his chest.

He was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after he arrived.

According to witnesses, around 9 pm, loud explosions were heard.

The witnesses called the police who held two people while they were attempting to escape.