Two students have been taken into police custody after an ongoing protest at the University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine Campus over security concerns heats up.
The students chanted, “Attempted rape, not robbery!” before the arrests.
After the arrests, they began chanting “Let them go!” It is unclear why the two students were held and put into the back of police vehicles on the scene.
A group of Preysal residents fear their community may be in of being cut off as part of the main access roadway has caved in, leaving an eight-feet deep hole near the Preysal Bridge.
The pavement where children walk every day on their way to school now also has no support under it and can sink in at any time. The railing along the nearby bridge has also given way and cracks have started developing in houses and walls near the eroded bridge.
Fed-up resident of rural Bon Air Road community, near Tamana, off Sangre Grande, vented their anger over collapsing roads by blocking roads and burning debris.
The action was triggered after an ambulance transporting a patient got hitched on a landslide earlier this week.
Yesterday, school children and workers were unable to get to their destinations as the main access road was blocked off. The road link the Guaico Tamana Road to Cumuto Main Road.