Police Commissioner Gary Griffith

Griffith distances himself from Cambridge Analytica

A breach of cit­i­zen's pri­va­cy and se­cu­ri­ty tan­ta­mount to crim­i­nal charges have been lev­elled against for­mer Prime Min­is­ter Kam­la Per­sad-Bisses­sar and her Peo­ples Part­ner­ship gov­ern­ment.

But Top Cop Gary Grif­fith who served as Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Min­is­ter dur­ing the time the claims were made says he was un­aware of the al­le­ga­tions be­ing made.

Top cop to meet soon with LATT

The police commissioner is expected to meet soon with the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT), to discuss the possibility of rogue attorneys facilitating criminal acts.

The LATT recently wrote to the top cop, advising him to charge any lawyers that were deliberately breaking the law.

Cops to protect animals too

The TTPS is moving to enforce laws preventing animal cruelty in this country, and has pledged to work closely with animal welfare groups on the matter.

It comes following yesterday’s meeting of activists from the Animals Are Human Too organisation, with the police commissioner and officers from the Canine Unit and Mounted Branch.

Cops find 14-year-old in lewd party bust

A 14-year-old girl, who is be­lieved to be a vic­tim of hu­man traf­fick­ing, was among 22 fe­males de­tained at a ‘Se­cret Sun­day’ pool par­ty bust­ed by of­fi­cers of the Spe­cial Op­er­a­tions Re­sponse Team (SORT) af­ter mid­night on Sun­day.

They were found in a house at Chan­cel­lor Heights, Up­per La­dy Chan­cel­lor Road, St Ann’s in Port-of-Spain.

Police seek more cooperation in shooting probe

As in­ves­ti­ga­tions con­tin­ue in­to the po­lice-in­volved shoot­ing of Keone Paryag—fi­ance of Danah Al­leyne—who is the sis­ter of Crime Watch host Ian Al­leyne, po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tors claim that they are not get­ting the ex­pect­ed 100 per cent co­op­er­a­tion from those ques­tioned about what tran­spired on Fri­day.

How­ev­er, po­lice said Al­leyne (Danah) told them that she was not held hostage by Paryag.

Faith bodies being used in human trafficking

Faith-based or­gan­i­sa­tions and oth­er agen­cies are us­ing their le­git­i­mate fronts across the world to con­duct il­lic­it ac­tiv­i­ties, in­clud­ing hu­man traf­fick­ing.

That was the rev­e­la­tion made by for­mer Fed­er­al Bu­reau of In­ves­ti­ga­tion (FBI) agent Robert Clark, who spoke via Skype at yes­ter­day’s week­ly po­lice brief­ing con­fer­ence as he gave con­text to the po­lice raid at the Trans­formed Life Min­istry Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­tre—in which 69 peo­ple were res­cued, some found in cages—last Wednes­day.

Faith bodies being used in human trafficking

Faith-based or­gan­i­sa­tions and oth­er agen­cies are us­ing their le­git­i­mate fronts across the world to con­duct il­lic­it ac­tiv­i­ties, in­clud­ing hu­man traf­fick­ing.

That was the rev­e­la­tion made by for­mer Fed­er­al Bu­reau of In­ves­ti­ga­tion (FBI) agent Robert Clark, who spoke via Skype at yes­ter­day’s week­ly po­lice brief­ing con­fer­ence as he gave con­text to the po­lice raid at the Trans­formed Life Min­istry Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­tre—in which 69 peo­ple were res­cued, some found in cages—last Wednes­day.

Church resumes at Transformed Life Ministry

 

Church ser­vices re­sumed on Sat­ur­day at the Trans­formed Life Min­istry, East­ern Main Road in Arou­ca and the at­ten­dance was de­scribed as “the usu­al.”

The Pas­tor, Glen Awong, was al­so said to be “do­ing well.”

T&T Council of Evangelical Churches disheartened over discovery at TLM

The Trinidad and Tobago Council of Evangelical Churches says it is disheartened to learn of the inhumane conditions under which 69 persons were found at the transformation life ministry rehabilitation centre.

In a statement released yesterday, the Council said the actions of Pastor Glen Awong do not reflect the values of Christianity.

In addition, the Council said it in no way condones his actions and those of his staff, and expressed hopes the victims will receive all the necessary counselling, medical and financial support needed for a full recovery.