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Sat Maharaj: "Kamla you will pay a hell of a price"

Secretary-General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha, Sat Maharaj has told Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar that she will pay a "hell of a price" and says she is no longer welcome at the Lakshmi Girls' College.

Maharaj has revoked an invitation for Persad-Bissessar to speak at Indian Arrival Day proceedings at the College next week and is now calling on Hindus to vote for whichever party they feel has the best measures.

Maharaj made the announcement during a programme on TV Jaagriti on Friday.

$50,000 bail for La Romaine man on burglary & assault charges

A La Romaine man has been granted $50,000 own bail, after appearing before a San Fernando Magistrate, charged with burglarising the home of a 42-year-old woman, on Sunday 20th May, 2018.

Roger Seunarine, 33, of Woodlands, La Romaine, who is also charged with assault by beating and assault occasioning a wound, appeared before Magistrate Alicia Chankar, at the San Fernando 2nd Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday 23rd May, 2018, where he pleaded not guilty to the offences.

The matter has been adjourned to Monday 25th June, 2018.

13 held as police find grenade, 1,000 bullets and several high-powered guns

Seven weapons, including a hand grenade, and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by Western Division Officers in the Maraval district during an anti-crime operation carried out between 2 am and 1 pm today, on Friday 25th May, 2018.

The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Neville Sankar, also included officers attached to the Maraval Criminal Investigations Department, Maraval Police Station and the Western Division Task Force.

12-year-old girl missing

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 12-year-old Hailey Kinsale.

Hailey, a student of Marabella Anglican Primary School, was last seen at a basketball court along Roy Joseph Street, San Fernando, around 7:15pm, on Thursday 24th May, 2018.

She was reported missing to the San Fernando Police Station, on the same date by her grandmother, Samdayah Singh.

Hailey is of mixed descent, five feet five inches tall, medium built with a dark brown complexion and long, curly black hair.

Couva woman says loss of money through gambling led to fake kidnapping

A Couva housewife lied to the police about being kidnapped along with her son for a $30,000 ransom because she gambled away all her husband’s money.

Sapna Chinyan, 33, gave the excuse when she appeared in the Couva Magistrates Court charged with wasteful employment of police.

She pleaded guilty but her sentencing was put off to give her an opportunity to join the Trinidad - Gamblers Anonymous at Rosalino Street, Port-of-Spain.

Prosecutor Sgt Lincoln Bonnett said Chinyan went to the Couva Police Station around 10.40 am where she reported the kidnapping.

Villagers pave own road, rather than stage protest

When road conditions get deplorable, it is common for people to stage fiery protests to get the relevant authorities to fix it.

But villagers of Sewlal Trace, Fyzabad got together and paved their road for themselves, rather than protest.

The community comprising of 30 households raised $5,500 which they used to buy 12 truckloads of oil sand and crush stone aggregate.

Paving started at the crack of dawn on Wednesday and continued up to late yesterday.

Three homes shot-up, all linked to late Sheron Sukhdeo

Gun violence stemming from the murder of multi-millionaire car dealer Sheron Sukhdeo escalated with three separate shootings on Thursday and Friday one of which occurred at the palatial fortress once occupied by Sheron and his wife Rachael.

The mansion, heavily secured with video cameras and three rolls of barbed wire, was shot up before midnight and police recovered half a dozen shells from outside the building at Xavier Street Extension, Chaguanas. 

Man appears in court for withdrawing cash wrongly deposited into his bank account

Vishnu Sonnyboy, 40, appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate for allegedly withdrawing cash wrongly deposited into his bank account.

Fyzabad man in connection with bank employee's shooting appears in court

A Fyzabad man has appeared before a San Fernando magistrate today in connection with the shooting of Scotiabank employee, Rostan Mahabir, almost two weeks ago.

CNC3 news understands the 32-year-old man was detained by police officers at his Fyzabad home last week Friday following an investigation.

On May, 14th 28-year-old Mahabir, a premiere relationship officer, was just about to enter the bank at the corner of penitence and high streets, San Fernando, when he was approached by a man who grabbed his computer bag and other items.

Opposition Leader congratulates Mottley on historic victory

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar and the United National Congress have extended sincerest congratulations to Ms Mia Mottley and the Barbados Labour party on their historic victory in the recently concluded general elections in Barbados

In a press release today Persad-Bissesar noted the significance of her victory not only as Barbados' first female Prime Minister but also capturing all 30 seats contested in the elections. 

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