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Stuart Young's step-daughter released after $167,000 ransom is paid

The step-daughter of Minister Stuart Young has been found by police.

A tweet by the Police Service says Christina Sankar, 24, was released after a ransom of $167,000 was paid.

Police say the kidnappers were asking for $200,000.

Sankar was released at Morne Coco Road, Diego Martin, around 2 am.

Government to appeal High Court ruling on buggery law

The Government will appeal the High Court ruling on the ruling that the buggery law is unconstitutional.

Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young made the announcement at today's pos-Cabinet media conference.

Minister Young was asked whether the government prefers to maintain the status quo.

However, he said he was not in a position to comment further because he was not privy to the details.

The Minister referred those questions to Attorney General Faris Al Rawi.

 

Young: Eight official trips by PM cost $2 million

The bill incurred by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley's official traveled abroad between June 2016 and November 2017, amounts to just over TT$2 million.

Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young gave the details of the prime minister's travels in answer to a question posed on the order paper of today's Senate sitting.

The exact amount between June 1st, 2016 and November 20th, 2017, was $2,025,323.32 for eight overseas trips.

The Minister gave the breakdown as follows:

Young asks for privacy following Sunshine Newspaper article

Stuart Young, the Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, has replied to an article in the Sunshine Newspaper pointing to a domestic dispute between he and his partner.

The article, headlined "Stuart Young out of the House", claims the Minister was forced to relocate from the house he shared with his partner in Diego Martin, to an apartment at One Woodbrook Place following the alleged dispute.

Moonilal named as Gov't files lawsuits against five contractors for attempt to defraud

The Government, through the Estate Management and Business Development Company (EMBD), has filed claims in the court against five contractors for alleged cartel arrangements and attempt to defraud.

The contractors named in the lawsuits are TN Ramnauth and Company Limited, Mootilal Ramhit and Sons Contracting Limited, Kall Company Limited (Kallco), Namalco Construction Services Limited (Namalco) and Fides Limited (Fides).

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