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AG prepared for flood of lawsuits

Government is bracing for a barrage of lawsuits by those who were detained in relation to an alleged terrorist plot targeting recently concluded 2018 Carnival celebrations, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi admitted yesterday.

He made the comment as he reporters that several of the persons who were recently released between Wednesday and yesterday without being charged by the police had signalled their intention to sue the State.

Despite this Al-Rawi defended the actions on the police in the ongoing exercises.

Wondering about beach plans this weekend? Rough seas bulletin discontinued

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) says reports reaching it, indicate that there has been additional improvement in seas conditions over the last 24 hours.

Seas are now moderate with wave heights reaching up to 2.5 metres in open waters and near 1 metre in sheltered areas.

Seas are expected to return to a normal state over the next 24 hours.

The TTMS is, therefore, discontinuing the rough seas bulletin.

Drone technology helps police pursue and arrest suspects of firearm possession

Drone technology deployed by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service’s Air Support Unit, assisted officers of the Northern Eastern Division Task Force, in the pursuit and subsequent arrest of three suspects during an anti-crime exercise in the Las Cuevas district yesterday.

The exercise was conducted around 5 pm, on Wednesday 14th February, 2018.

During the exercise, a search warrant was executed at a house located at St. Michael’s Village, Las Cuevas.

MY EYE: Saints cook and feed elderly

This is a photo sent to us by Stefan Jean-Luc Abraham Choy via the My Eye feature in the new CNC3 App.

The photo is titled, "St Mary's College RBC Young Leaders cook, distribute and feed the elderly in their home".

It states that the St Mary's College Young Leaders club conducted a food drive to help feed the elderly earlier on today on Friday 16th February.

The money was put together by a fund-raiser then ingredients were bought and later cooked.

The meal was then packaged and personally delivered to the elderly home and fed to the persons in the home.

Charged with housebreaking and stealing Vienna sausages, corned beef & salt biscuit

A Mt. Pleasant man, who deprived a 69-year-old woman of six tins of Vienna sausages, two tins corned beef and two packs of salt biscuit among other items, was granted $75,000 bail, when he appeared before a Scarborough Magistrate, charged with housebreaking and larceny.

Kerwin Romeo, 62, of Roach Trace, Mt. Pleasant, appeared before Magistrate Annette McKenzie, in the Scarborough Magistrates’ 1st Court, on Wednesday 14th February, 2018, to answer to the charge.

The matter was postponed to Wednesday 14th March, 2018.

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