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Police avert planned protests likely to disrupt first day of school

Planned protests to disrupt the first day of school by blocking all major roads leading out to Point Fortin, La Brea and Fyzabad have been averted by police.

Police Commissioner Gary Griffith coordinated a high concentration of police officers in specific areas where roadblocks were planned.

From as early as 3 am, officers set up patrols stymying protesters.

However, in Princes Town parents of pupils attending the Princes Town Presbyterian No 1 and 2 schools, geared up for a press conference at noon today. 

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