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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.

INTERNATIONAL: Chile's cost of living protests take deadly toll

The number of people killed in violent protests against rising living costs in Chile has risen to 11, Santiago Governor Karla Rubilar said on Monday.

At least five of those killed died after looters torched a garment factory near the capital.

The military and police used tear gas and water cannon against protesters and a curfew was imposed in major cities.

A state of emergency already in place in Santiago is to be extended to cities in the country's north and south.

Secret Sunday pool party busted

A Secret Sunday pool party in Port of Sain was busted by officers of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT) after midnight on Sunday where 22 women were detained.
A 37-year-old woman from Westmoorings, who is believed to be the main suspect, has been arrested and is currently assisting police in their investigations.

Joggers discover body at QPS

Early morning joggers around the Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain discovered a body lying on the grass.

Upon checking, they discovered that the man was not responding to their calls, nor was he breathing.

Police officers were called on the scene shortly after 6 am. Officers observed several empty bottles near the body. It is believed that the man may have consumed their contents.

Police officers did not reveal the man's name but said he lived in Belmont.

Two arrested for robbery and wounding

Two men have been arrested in connection with a report of robbery and wounding.

According to police reports, officers were on mobile patrol when they responded to a report of robbery and wounding at Tragarete Road and Cipriani Boulevard, around 11:00pm, on Tuesday 15th October 2019.

The officers, with the assistance of an off-duty police officer, arrested two suspects in connection with the incident and seized a revolver and three rounds of ammunition.

‘Sunday’ charged with counselling a gang leader

Basilon Street res­i­dent Aki­do “Sun­day” Williams was de­nied bail yes­ter­day af­ter ap­pear­ing be­fore a Port-of-Spain mag­is­trate charged with coun­selling a gang leader.

Bail was de­nied be­cause po­lice pro­vid­ed an in­com­plete crim­i­nal record and the mag­is­trate had con­cerns over two rob­bery cas­es from 1998 and 1999, which ap­peared to be pend­ing. Williams, a fa­ther of 10 and an em­ploy­ee of the Hous­ing De­vel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion (HDC), was or­dered to reap­pear in court to­day.

Former TLM Resident: ‘Abuse and licks for demons’

Se­nior po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tors tasked with in­ves­ti­gat­ing the ac­tiv­i­ties at the Trans­formed Life Min­istry Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­tre say they will now be look­ing in­to fresh al­le­ga­tions of abuse at the fa­cil­i­ty.

This af­ter one of four per­sons pre­vi­ous­ly housed there, who were not part of the group re­suced last week, claimed that dur­ing his two-year stay he was abused by sev­er­al peo­ple.

In­ves­ti­ga­tors say this and oth­er al­le­ga­tions made by sev­er­al oth­er peo­ple once housed there will be “thor­ough­ly in­ves­ti­gat­ed.”

$200,000 bail for cops charged with misbehaviour in office

Two po­lice of­fi­cers were grant­ed bail of $200,000 on charges of mis­be­hav­iour in pub­lic of­fice and at­tempt­ing to per­vert the course of pub­lic jus­tice.

On Ju­ly 29, two po­lice of­fi­cers went to Ravine Road in Pe­tit Val­ley where they al­leged­ly ap­proached the vic­tim to take pos­ses­sion of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle as a re­sult of a dis­pute of own­er­ship of the said mo­tor ve­hi­cle.

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.”

Autopsy today on two Cumuto murder victims

An autopsy is expected to be performed today on Aleem Khan and Bryan Felix, who were found dead in Coryal over the weekend.

According to reports, the men went into a forested area at Coryal Village on Saturday, but did not return home.

Police reports indicate that a party of officers from the Cumuto Police Station received information that two bodies were found at Sinverguenza Road, Coryal Village.

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