Trinidad and Tobago

Five bars closed as police crack down on illegal gambling

Five bar owners appeared before a Siparia Magistrate today charged with breaching the Gambling and Betting Act Chapter 11:19

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

Five bars in the South Western Division are now closed after breaches in their licenses were discovered during an anti-crime operation, targeting bars in the Fyzabad and Oropouche districts last evening.

Pundit's 60 year old mother-in-law charged with his murder

The 60-year-old mother-in-law of pundit Sunil Ragbirsingh has been charged with his murder.

The pundit was killed during an apparent robbery at his Arouca home on November 25th.

His mother in law Kumarie Maraj and his 22-year-old worker Salim Goberdhan have both been charged with the murder.

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.