Kunti seeks medical treatment

Kunti Deopersad sought medical treatment yesterday, a day after she gave an account of how she escaped four abductors by picking a lock with a hairpin.

Up to press time yesterday, her husband Tilkee Gopaul, 61, of Oropouche South Trace said they were waiting for her to be medically examined at the San Fernando General Hospital.

Gopaul said Deopersad, 39, went to the Siparia Health Facility yesterday but was advised to go to the San Fernando General Hospital instead.

“We waiting here right now. The doctors still have to examine her,” Gopaul said.

Woman shot dead & dumped in Barrackpore

Police are searching the missing people database in an attempt to identify the body of a woman, who was shot dead and dumped at New Colonial Road, Barrackpore.

Investigators said the woman appeared to be in her late 20's and was dressed in a tank top and short pants.

 She has a tattoo with the name Shelly on her back and her lips are pierced.

Police said the victim is light-skinned, of East Indian descent and has greenish-coloured hair.

Source: www.guardian.co.tt (Radhica De Silva)

Autopsy reveals woman died of seizure at hotel, not strangulation

An autopsy on the body of a woman found in a hotel room on Saturday has ruled out foul play.

According to the autopsy report, Lyndsay Sabrina Layne suffered a seizure.

The 33-year-old of Orange Grove Road, St Augustine is believed to have spent her last moments with a man at Touchdown Hotel in St Helena.

Today relatives at the Forensics Sciences Centre told media that Layne had no previous medical problems.

They are, however, appealing to the man who last saw Layne alive, to come forward.

Woman found tied and bound in car trunk two days after being reported missing

A Barrackpore woman has been found blindfolded, bound and gagged in the truck of a vehicle two days after she was reported missing by loved ones.

Reports indicate that while on a routine patrol, police officers observed a green Nissan Almera licensed PBP 5799 abandoned behind some bushes off the M2 Ring Road.

When officers opened the trunk of the vehicle they found the woman bound and gag.

Investigators say she was disoriented, dehydrated and appeared to have been drugged.

World: "Webbed-toed" woman found in California tells police she's a mermaid

Police in California have been left puzzled after finding a self-declared "mermaid" wandering the streets.

The woman is said to have "webbed-toes".

The bizarre story was carried by several well-known news agencies, including the UK Independent, the Daily Mail, USA Today, CBS News and the New York Post.

Reports indicate that the "mostly naked woman" who gave her name as Joanna, told police she was a mermaid before she was taken to the hospital in the city of Fresno on Tuesday.

30-year-old woman shot dead in car

A 30-year-old woman has been shot and killed.

Melissa Ramkissoon was in a vehicle with two men known to her when an argument ensued between Ramkissoon and one of the men in the vicinity of the Felicity Main Road, Chaguanas.

The man allegedly whipped out a gun and shot the woman who was at the time in the front passenger seat.

Ramkissoon's attacker subsequently fled the scene by jumping out of the vehicle.

The other man present in the vehicle drove to the Chaguanas Police Station with Ramkissoon's body in the vehicle.

Another woman gang-raped

Another woman has been robbed, abducted and gang raped following a home invasion in San Fernando on Friday night. The 34-year-old woman, who was left in the bushes by her attackers in the Claxton Bay, was found by a passing police vehicle.

The incident took place hours after three men appeared in the San Fernando Magistrates Court charged with abducting a 26-year-old cashier after she boarded a car she believed was a taxi, taken to a lonely area where she was robbed, raped, buggered.

Why did she do this?

A woman who stripped herself completely naked and walked along Wrightson Road after a vehicular accident on Tuesday evening, left scores of people completely baffled.

Woodbrook police said she was not taken into custody and some unconfirmed reports seem to indicate that the woman was approached by passers-by who helped her back to the vehicle where she was allowed to again clothe herself.

Reports of the incident have been circulating via Facebook posts, Instagram and WhatsApp voice messages and video have also emerged.