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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.”
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 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.”
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.