kidnapping

Four appear in court for kidnapping

Four men are due to appear before a Port-of-Spain magistrate today after being charged with kidnapping.

Joshua Robles, 28, of Diego Martin; Dakarai Timothy, 26, of Santa Cruz; along with William David, 20, and Mosiah Villafana, 18, both of San Juan, were jointly charged with kidnapping for ransom, on Wednesday 5th June 2019.

According to police reports, on May 12th, the victim was with relatives at a house along Danhai Trace, Tunapuna, when he was forcibly taken and placed in a gold-coloured SUV by his abductors, who took him to an unknown location.

Kidnapped fishermen released

Five of the fishermen reportedly abducted by Venezuelan pirates have returned to this country after more than a week

Early this morning 35-year-old Lynton Manohar, 38-year-old Jason O'Brien, 28-year-old Brandon Arjoon, 17-year-old Jagdesh jaikeran and 49-year-old Rickey Rambharose, all of Morne Diablo, Penal came back to Trinidad on a pirogue. 

 A US 200 thousand dollars ransom had been demanded for their safe return. 

O'Brien's brother Jerry who was also kidnapped along with the others was sent back home last Thursday with an instruction to pay the ransom. 

Cops rescue kidnap victim

Po­lice have res­cued kid­nap vic­tim Josh Quashie.

In a re­lease a short while ago, Po­lice Com­mis­sion­er Gary Grif­fith an­nounced that Quashie had been res­cued from an apart­ment in Care­nage.

The res­cue op­er­a­tion was con­duct­ed by mem­bers of the Spe­cial Op­er­a­tional Re­sponse Team and the An­ti-Kid­nap­ping Unit (AKU).

Quashie is said to be re­ceiv­ing med­ical treat­ment at this time and in se­vere­ly trau­ma­tised.

Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, Quashie, 38 of Mon­trose, Ch­agua­nas, was kid­napped on Sat­ur­day morn­ing.

Rescued kidnap victim home resting Cops guarding Maria

Res­cued kid­nap vic­tim Maria Dass-Su­per­sad is cur­rent­ly at her Lange Park, Ch­agua­nas home rest­ing un­der heavy po­lice guard to en­sure she is com­fort­able and feels safe.

Af­ter she was ex­tract­ed from a house at Cau­ra, Tu­na­puna, last night, Dass-Su­per­sad was tak­en to the Er­ic Williams Med­ical Sci­ences Com­plex in Mount Hope where she was treat­ed. She was ac­com­pa­nied by the Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice (CoP) Gary Grif­fith, who spear­head­ed the res­cue op­er­a­tion.

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