Police have said that a body found in Las Lomas Number 2 is believed to be that of Sheldon Sukhdeo, the brother of late Chaguanas businessman Sheron Sukhdeo.
Close police sources say their suspicion is based on a tattoo found on his right forearm with the word "Sheldon" and a faint one on the left forearm that seems to spell the word "Sukhdeo".
Police are currently on the scene and say the body is at an advanced state of decomposition.
Further details were not immediately available but we will bring you more as we get it.
A special team set up by the Ministry of National Security has been investigating the detention of two minors at a refugee camp in Syria.
According to a release issued by the Ministry of National Security today, the unit, dubbed ‘The Nightingale Team’, established contact with the children's mother.
The release adds that the mother did not go on record reporting that the children had been abducted by their ISIS fighter father and taken to Syria.
The family of a 28-year-old construction worker is fearful he may have been kidnapped by pirates while fishing off the coast of Cedros almost a week ago.
According to reports, Judah “Flats” Ramnarine, of Mafeking Village, Mayaro, along with captain Dionne Murray and Keston Marchand from the Oropouche area, went on a fishing trip on January 13 aboard the boat “Maria”.
They left from Otaheite Bay and made their way to Cedros.
A new colour-coded threat alert system and training for police officers to prosecute cases are some of the immediate outcomes of a week-long visit to the United Kingdom by Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith.
Griffith engaged in “several meetings with law enforcement officials from varying departments,” according to a statement on his Instagram Page.
A Gasparillo man is due to appear before the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court, after being charged with breaching a protection order that was obtained against him by a 31-year-old woman.
Cyrus Seegobin, a 34-year-old member of the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard, of Gasparillo, was arrested in the San Fernando district yesterday.
Thirteen Special Reserved Officers (SRPs) attached to the Police Transit Unit have written to Police Commissioner Gary Griffith requesting a transfer out of the unit, citing various financial and workplace challenges.
Letters were sent to the Commissioner in November and again on January 10, listing the names of all the officers, their service numbers and phone numbers.
Letters were also sent to the Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security,
Minister of National Security, Stuart Young is currently leading a security delegation on a five-day visit to the United Kingdom.
On Thursday 17 January 2019, Minister Young and his team met with Lord Tariq Mahmood Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the United Nations, and engaged in the first Ministerial Committee Meeting between Trinidad and Tobago and the United Kingdom, a statement by the ministry said.
Law enforcement officials attached to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) are currently conducting a four-day knowledge exchange with officers of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).
This is aimed at improving and strengthening the crime-fighting tactics of the TTPS, a statement by the Police Service said.
The visit forms part of the TTPS’ ongoing partnership with the LAPD in areas of intelligence and information exchange, training and education as well as sharing of best practices for law enforcement personnel.