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Four held for murders of police officer and another man in Aranguez this morning

Police have held four people for the double-murder in Aranguez this morning, involving a police officer.

The two men were shot dead in a car outside of a popular BBQ outlet.

Police issued the following statement around 2pm this afternoon.

"Four suspects have been detained in the shooting deaths of 19603 PC Russell Ramnarine and UWI engineering student, Avery Keshwar.

SRP shot dead by colleague cleaning his gun

A Special Reserve Police officer was shot and killed by another officer at the Guapo Police Station, in what police initially believe may have been an accident.

The slain officer is identified as Govindra Ramroop, an SRP attached to the La Brea Rapid Response Unit. 

Police say at 12.08 this morning, Ramroop and another SRP were at the Guapo Police Station when the other officer was cleaning his firearm. 

The officers had just returned from a police exercise. 

CNC3 understands the officer's firearm went off hitting Ramroop in the lower abdomen.

Two men shot dead by police after robbing Cunupia family

Police have shot and killed two men who they say were part of a group responsible for robbing and assaulting a Cunupia family.

Police say around 4.25 pm yesterday,  four men, two of whom were armed with firearms, entered the First Rounds Liquor Mart and announced a hold-up. The men robbed 30-year-old Imran Ali, his 29-year-old wife Savitri and 54-year-old Samdaye Ali. 

Police say Imran Ali was dealt several blows about his body. 

Port-of-Spain sanitation workers discover decapitated head in garbage

Police are at this time trying to identify a human head which was found in a garbage heap along Pall Mall street in Port-of-Spain.

Police say the head was found badly decomposed and that they cannot say if it is that of a man or a woman. 

The gruesome discovery was made around five o'clock this morning by sanitation workers attached to the Port-of-Spain City Corporation.

Police officers journeyed to the Beetham landfill in search of finding the rest of the body.

The head has been taken to the Forensic Sciences Centre for examination.

Police raid nets high-powered weapons, ammunition and marijuana on North Coast Road

Police have seized a high-powered rifle and a quantity of high grade marijuana during an exercise in Maracas Bay and Las Cuevas.

Officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force conducted an exercise on the North Coast Road, Maracas Bay and Las Cuevas areas.

They searched several houses and surrounding areas and found a .38 special revolver, two live rounds of ammunition and a quantity of marijuana.

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