Crime

Two La Horquetta men charged with murder

22-year-old Chikizie Jordan and 25-year-old Niel Mitchell will appear before an Arima Magistrate today charged with the murder of 21-year-old Kevon Robinson. 

Robinson, of Kelvin Pope Avenue, Phase 5, La Horquetta, was shot dead while standing outside of his vehicle, along St. Eustace Bernard Drive, Phase 5, La Horquetta.

Jordan was arrested on Monday 12th February 2018, while Mitchell was arrested  Thursday, February 18th, 2018 by officers of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region II.

Both men were also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition.

28-year-old man murdered in Diego Martin

Police are investigating a shooting in Diego Martin which claimed the life of a 28-year-old man.

According to police reports, shortly after 10 pm on Tuesday a man was accosted by a gunman along Holder Lane, Bagatelle.

Eyewitnesses reported hearing several loud explosions.

The police were called in and found the victim lying in a pool of blood.

The man was taken to hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

 

Man shot dead in Guayaguayare

A man has been shot and killed in Guayaguayare.

The incident occurred shortly after 9 pm yesterday.

Police reports indicate that the 35-year-old victim Mark Christoper, a security guard was walking along La Sevenne Circular when he was approached by a gunman who opened fire on him.

Bandit shot and killed in Princes Town

A robbery at the Francis Fashion/Shoe Locker Princes Town branch was thwarted after a bandit was shot and killed early this morning.

Reports indicate that security officials responded to an alarm triggered at the premises.

Upon arrival, the officers observed signs of forced entry and they also observed several bags of merchandise which were left behind by the bandits.

The officers remained on the compound and shortly after the bandits returned for the loot but were met with gunfire.

One of the assailants was shot and killed.

Vendor to serve 23 years jail for raping mentally-challenged girl

Market vendor Narine Ragoonanan who sexually assaulted a mentally challenged nine-year-old girl, then raped and impregnated her at age 15 will spend the next 23 years and seven months in jail.

Ragoonanan, 53, also called Ragoonanan Narine, was found guilty of two counts of grievous sexual assault and three months later he pleaded guilty to raping her.

In passing sentence in the San Fernando Second Assizes, Justice Hayden St Clair Douglas commented on the girl’s developmental and learning challenges.

Police video gives insight into plans of house-breaking criminals

Police have cracked down on what they believe to be a house break-in operation with the seizure of several stolen items weapons and equipment used to access houses and safes.

Assistant Superintendent of Police Wayne Mystar says that between 3 am and 7 am Tuesday, officers led by Sgt Harewood executed warrants in the Caroni and Cunupia areas where the discoveries were made.

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