Police officer shot, bandit killed

Anand Ram a police officer attached to the Gasparillo police station has been shot in the abdomen.

PC Ram and his fellow officers were responding to a home invasion report in Marabella when the incident occurred.

The following is a press release by the TTPS:

Former police officer assisting with investigation into airport robbery

A former police officer is now assisting with investigations into last Wednesday's airport robbery.

The man was detained on Saturday night by officers of the organised crime and intelligence unit.

Last Wednesday, armed bandits escaped with an estimated $5 million in cash from the cargo cart at the tarmac of Piarco international airport.

Police said the man and two other women were being questioned up to late yesterday evening.

Last week, seven people were questioned soon after the incident.

Two suspects held in connection with Piarco robbery

Two persons have been held in connection with the 5 million dollar airport heist.

On Wednesday a group of armed men entered the docking area of the Piarco international airport and made off with $5 million dollars belonging to the first citizen’s bank.

The money was intended to be transferred to the bank’s Tobago branches.

Barrington 'Skippy' Thomas shot during robbery

Radio talk show host Barrington 'Skippy' Thomas remains warded in stable condition at the hospital this morning. 

Thomas was shot in both legs by bandits during a home invasion last night.

CNC3 news understands that at 9 pm Thomas was at his home at Mendez drive, Champs Fleurs when he was accosted by gunmen.

Robbery at Hillview College

Police were called into to Hillview college this morning following a break-in at the school’s premises.

CNC3 news understands that classes were cancelled this morning