A Laventille man is denied bail when he appeared before Port of Spain 7th Court Magistrate Adia Mohammed, charged with four counts of sexual assault against a 12 and 13-year-old girl.
Hubert Mannette, 56, was charged by officers of the Child Protection Unit, Port of Spain Division for the offenses which allegedly occurred between September 1st, 2016 and December 31st, 2016 against the 13-year-old girl, while the assault of the 12-year-old reportedly took place on Tuesday 14th November, 2017.
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Mounted and Canine Branch has received five canines from the U.S. Embassy as part of our continuing support for the security of the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI).
Chargé d’Affaires John W. McIntyre and Senior Superintendent Patsy Joseph, Head of the TTPS Mounted and Canine Branch, marked the arrival of the new canines in Arima, and signed a document acknowledging the handover.
The national security minister says automatic kiosks to replace the immigration desks at the airport should be in place by carnival next year.
The minister was responding to questions regarding what measure have been put in place to ensure there is no recurrence of what transpired on Sunday, November 12th when several immigration officers stayed away from work causing arriving passengers to wait for hours to be processed.
Minister Dillon says while investigations into that incident are ongoing, there are new contingency plans.
The police service has been armed with 9 more speed guns which have been immediately put into use.
Transport minister Rohan Sinanan an order for the use of the speed guns.
This would mean that there are now 15-speed guns in the hands of the police.
Meanwhile, the minister says in the upcoming year, the public will be told of the implementation of several key road safety initiatives geared towards the ministry's effort to ensure compliance with the current speed limit and traffic laws.