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Police seek SRP's assistance in helping solve this video of fracas outside Avenue nightclub

Police believe an SRP office attached to the Guard and Emergency Branch, can assist them in solving a video of a fracas outside a nightclub on Ariapita Avenue on Saturday night.

A man and a woman are now in hospital nursing stab wounds and other injuries following the fracas.

Police have told CNC3 that the SRP can give them information pertaining to this matter. 

The victims, one who is in a critical condition, have given statements to the police explaining how the entire situation developed and have also identified the alleged stabber.

Kamla Persad-Bissessar says Govt has no answer to violence against women

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is accusing the Government of having no plan to eliminate violence against women. 

Today marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against women. 

Persad-Bissessar said the PNM has no plan to tackle this issue.

She said in an attempt to score political points the PNM removed several ministries including the Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Development. Mrs Persad-Bissessar said only when pressured by the

Opposition did the Government say it will reconsider this move. 

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