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'Ashmeed had golden heart'

McDonald’s Cipriani Boulevard, Port-of-Spain branch manager Ashmeed Mohammed, 38, begged for his life before gunmen shot him three times on Sunday night.

The last words heard by Mohammed’s colleagues were, “Oh God, no…no…no.” Three gunshots were then heard.

Investigators have described Mohammed’s murder as a “hit”, but up to press time were yet to determine a motive for his killing.

However, Mohammed’s co-workers, family and friends ultimately believe it was his kind-heartedness that led to his murder.

Lara chooses 13-year-old T&T golfer to accompany him to BMW PGA Championship in England

Cricket icon Brian Lara is giving a 13-year-old golfer from Trinidad and Tobago, the opportunity to participate at the BMZ PGA Championship in England.

Lara has been invited to participate in the BMW PGA Championship and he has done on previous occasions, he has opted to expose another young golfer to such tournaments with the main aim of exposing them to the PGA circuit in an effort to further spark and ignite their passion for the game.

The golfer is Christopher Richards Jnr.

Guyana's President, wife get clean bills of health after medical examinations in T&T

Guyana's President David Granger and First Lady, Sandra Granger were given a clean bill of health after undergoing medical examinations in Trinidad and Tobago today, under a Caribbean medical insurance scheme they have been part of for more than a decade.

The medical examinations were conducted at the Good Health Medical Centre at Fitzblackman Drive, Port of Spain.

President Granger and his wife arrived in Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday night.

They will return to Guyana on Thursday.

$3.4 million in marijuana go up in flames following police exercises

Eight marijuana fields, four camps and over 3,000 fully grown marijuana trees were destroyed during a marijuana eradication exercise, conducted by officers of the Eastern Division, in the Sangre Grande district.

Supervised by Cpl. Neil Narine, of the Eastern Division Task Force (EDTF), the exercise included officers of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit, Air Support Unit and the EDTF.

Princes Town man charged with sexual assault of special needs woman

A Princes Town man, charged with buggery and grievous sexual assault against a 19-year-old woman with developmental delays, has been granted bail in the amount of $300,000 with surety, after appearing before a San Fernando Magistrate today.

Negus Charles, 38, a labourer, of Realize Road, Princes Town, who is also charged with indecent assault, appeared before Senior Magistrate Cherril-Anne Antoine in the San Fernando 1st Magistrates’ Court, on Monday 21st May, 2018.

The matter has been postponed to Monday 18th June, 2018.

Freeport man charged with possession of 4 firearms, ammunition

A Freeport man is expected to appear before a Chaguanas Magistrate on Wednesday 23rd May, 2018, charged with possession of four firearms and a quantity of ammunition, after being arrested during an anti-crime exercise in the Freeport district, yesterday.

Devon Guevara, 36, of La Cuesa Road, Freeport, was arrested by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF), after a search warrant was executed at his home.

The exercise, supervised by ASP Brandon John, of the IATF, took place between 5 am and 5 pm, on Sunday 20th May, 2018.

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