A mentally challenged man fell to his death in a staircase at the Housing Development Corporation's Nelson Street Plannings in Port-of-Spain on Monday afternoon.
According to reports, shortly 2 pm residents heard a loud sound coming from the staircase. When they investigated they found Clement Hakim, 59, dead alongside the stairway. Residents said they heard no commotion prior to hearing him fall.
Police have ruled his death as accidental as they had no evidence to suggest he was pushed.
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.
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.