Education Minister Anthony Garcia yesterday scolded a group of schoolgirls who were recorded smoking marijuana in their school uniforms, saying it is illegal and “you will have to pay the consequences for your actions.”
He also said that the children have disappointed their parents, “Their parents may be hanging their heads in shame.”
Two school-girls have been reported missing, one of them only 12-years-old.
Police say the girls are from Fyzabad and La Brea.
The following is a statement from the Police Service on the matter:
"Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating two girls who were reported missing in separate incidents.
Missing are Shainna Ali, age 16, of New City, Fyzabad and Marlena James, age 12, of Industry Road, La Brea.
Just hours after the Police Service announced that a missing 13-year-old school-girl had been found, two more 13-year-old school-girls have gone missing.
A statement from the Police Service seeks the public assistance in locating Azize Moses and Nayasha Joseph.
The following is the statement from the TTPS:
"Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating two schoolgirls who were reported missing by their mothers in separate incidents.