Vicky Boodram

Vicky to stand trial on fraud charges

Former travel agent Vicky Boodram and her estranged husband Ravi Arjoonsingh were today committed to stand trial on 107 fraud charges in the San Fernando High Court. 

They, along with Boodram Trav­el and Ship Ahoy Cruis­es, were committed by San Fernando Senior Magistrate Cherril-Anne Antoine who ruled that the prosecution had made out a prima facie case against them.

Boodram was denied bail and advised of her right to apply for the judge in chambers for bail while Arjoonsingh was granted $2 million approval bail.

State closes case against Vicky

The State on Tuesday closed its case against for­mer trav­el agent Vicky Boodram and her ex-hus­band on 107 fraud charges aris­ing out of a failed cruise ship voy­age.

Spe­cial pros­e­cu­tor Elaine Greene led ev­i­dence for the State be­fore Se­nior Mag­is­trate Cher­ril-Anne An­toine in the San Fer­nan­do First Court.

The State pro­ceed­ed via pa­per com­mit­tal last April, where­by the state­ments of the wit­ness­es were ten­dered in­to ev­i­dence and on­ly the de­fence de­ter­mined which of them they need­ed to cross-ex­am­ine.

State ready to proceed with Vicky Boodram fraud matter

More bad news for prison escapee Vicky Boodram as the state is expected to begin its fraud case against her and her ex-husband in a few months.

Boodram and Ravi Arjoonsingh were held on 109 fraud charges after they allegedly collected money for cruises which never happened.

The state's readiness to begin in this matter was indicated today when Boodram made her first appearance in the San Fernando court after her escape last November.

State attorney Elaine Greene told the magistrate the state was ready to proceed via paper committal.

Four charged in connection with Vicky Boodram escape

Four persons including two police officers appeared in court today charged in connection with Vicky Boodram's escape from prison

The following is a press release from the TTPS: 

Four persons today appeared before acting Chief Magistrate Maria Busby Earle-Caddle, in the 8th Court Port of Spain, charged in connection with the escape of, Vicky Nirupa Boodram, from the Women’s Prison, Golden Grove, Arouca, on Monday 27th November, 2017.

Boodram in Court

Vicky Boodram was taken to hospital in what appears to be attempted suicide.

According to police reports Ms. Boodram tried to slit her wrists using the bone of her bra at the Barataria Police Station.

Ms. Boodram received treatment this morning for her injuries and was released.

Vicky Boodram being questioned by police

Vicky Boodram was held last evening at a house in Penal by officers of the South Western Division.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A nationwide search for prisoner, Vicky Nirupa Boodram, ended at 6:40pm last evening, when she was found hiding in a house at Sunset Drive, Latchoos Road, Penal.

Vicky Boodram back in police custody

Vicky Boodram is back in police custody.

According to police reports Ms. Boodram was held in the Penal area around 7 pm this evening.

We will have more as information comes to hand.