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Griffith: Sex Island fete will not happen Undercover cops on alert

Un­der­cov­er po­lice of­fi­cers who have been dis­patched to “every cor­ner” of T&T to mon­i­tor il­le­gal ac­tiv­i­ties such as pros­ti­tu­tion and hu­man traf­fick­ing, will now fo­cus their at­ten­tion on the Sex Is­land event be­ing pro­mot­ed by a for­eign com­pa­ny for Down the Is­lands this week­end.

This was dis­closed by the Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice (CoP) Gary Grif­fith on CNC3’s The Morn­ing Brew Tues­day, as he dis­cussed a New York Post ar­ti­cle that iden­ti­fied T&T as its new lo­ca­tion for the in­fa­mous “Sex Is­land” all-in­clu­sive par­ty.

Baby removed from dilapidated house

Three-week-old ba­by Im­ran Ali has been tak­en out of a dirty, di­lap­i­dat­ed house at Philip­pine and is now ward­ed at the San Fer­nan­do Teach­ing Hos­pi­tal un­der the care of the Child Pro­tec­tion Unit.

Days af­ter the Guardian Me­dia high­light­ed the ba­by’s plight, there are al­le­ga­tions that scam­mers are hood­wink­ing Good Samar­i­tans and prof­it­ing from the fam­i­ly’s plight.

Sev­er­al peo­ple who reached out to the Guardian Me­dia said a lot of the items do­nat­ed to the fam­i­ly are now be­ing sold by Ali’s rel­a­tives.

Missing teen found dead

The body of a 13-year-old boy who was reported missing has been discovered among some bushes in Cashew Gardens, Longdenville.

Police are currently on the scene.

There is as yet no reports on the cause of death.

Earlier today, police issued a statement asking for the public's help in locating Joash Pantin.

Pantin, of Cashew Gardens, Longdenville, was last seen at around 7:30 pm, December 1st.

He was reported missing to the Longdenville Police Post, on December 1st by his mother and grandmother. 

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