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ATTORNEYS for activist Devant Maharaj have warned Attorney General Faris Al Rawi that any attempt to prosecute the former government minister for sedition will be a breach of his rights as he intends to have the courts strike down the “undemocratic” laws. Attorney Kiel Tacklalsingh wrote to the AG...
WITH the mothballing of the Petrotrin refinery since November 30, auxiliaries of the TT Fire Service (TTFS) have been deployed with full-time colleagues at the plant, but not without problems, a delegation told Newsday yesterday. “The auxiliaries did not get the proper personal protective...
DEPUTY Director of Public Prosecutions Joan Honore-Paul today instructed police to charge a 37-year-old man for the murder of Lodris Sampson, 55, whose body was found in a drain at Barrackpore in May. Legal officer, PC Kyrn Lewis of the Homicide Bureau Region III, submitted a file on the...
A COSTAATT student who was unable to sit the 2018 radiography external review examination has lost his lawsuit against the institution. Jamieyel Pantor, of Princes Town, had taken the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT), to court, complaining of a...
A HEATED argument ended in death for a Tunapuna man as he was shot at a parlour this morning. Police said at around 10.30 am, Lester Sookhai, 47, was liming at a shop at First Trace in Maingot Road when he and another customer began arguing. The man pulled out a gun and shot Sookhai several times...
THE TWO women who were yesterday granted $12 million bail on charges which resulted from last week's multi-million-dollar drug bust at an apartment at Regents Gardens, Westmoorings, remain in prison custody. The two, Krystiana Sankar and Yannis Pebbles Augustine, have been unable to access the $6...
SECURITY has been beefed up at The University of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine campus in response to members of staff and students trauma after a recent kidnapping incident. Maria Dass-Supersad was kidnapped as she left her workplace at the campus on November 28. She finished work as...
THE Prime Minister, yesterday, posted on Facebook a recording of a threatening phone-call made to him. He said this was facilitated by the sharing of his private cell-phone number by activist Devant Maharaj, but the latter denied that he had any threatening intent to the PM, and said the woman...
Two people are in critical condition at hospital after a violent attack in Beetham Gardens this morning. Police say at about 10.30 am, a man known as 'Trickster' started shooting, and injured four people, including sisters who were nearby. The man reportedly shot Hema Mc Shine in the stomach, and...
ROHAN SINANAN, Minister of Works and Transport, yesterday became the fourth Cabinet Minister to have his personal cellphone number publicly disclosed by activist Devant Maharaj. The disclosure came initially in a mass emailing, which accompanied an announcement from the TT Inter Isle Transport...

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