Barrackpore

Missing 21-year-old Barrackpore woman found

Two days after she went missing, 21-year-old Shanaez Khan has been reunited with her family after being found by police staying in a house in Sangre Grande.

While her relatives are convinced that she was kidnapped and then released, police said based on investigations, Khan left home on her own free will.

It is believed she was staying by a friend whom she knew.

Khan was reported missing by her mother Sandra Khan on Wednesday. 

Barrackpore man held with Glock pistol, ammunition

A Barrackpore man, charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition, is expected to appear before a Princes Town Magistrate today, to answer to the charges.

Nicholas Lutchman, 28, of Ramlal Trace, Barrackpore, was arrested after a search warrant was executed at his home during an anti-crime exercise on Friday 24th August, 2018.

During the exercise, officers attached to the St. Mary’s Police Post, executed the warrant around 11:30 am.

Barrackpore man killed in hit-and-run accident

An accident in Barrackpore has claimed the life of a man.

Police reports suggest that shortly before 8pm on Tuesday the driver of a motor car collided with a man identified as 46-year-old Roland Rampersad along Roshard Road, Barrackpore. 

Upon impact the man was thrown into the air and landed several feet away from the accident. 

Police pronounced the man dead on the scene. 

The driver of the motor car is assisting police with investigations.

 

Barrackpore bar patron arrested with gun

One man was arrested and a revolver and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Barrackpore Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise in the district yesterday.

Acting on information received, officers went to Dany’s Paradise Bar at Rochard Road, Barrackpore, around 8:15 pm on Wednesday 21st February, 2018.

There, the officers had cause to search a 51-year-old patron of the bar.

During the search, officers discovered a Rossi revolver with five rounds of .38mm ammunition in his possession.

The suspect was arrested in connection with the find.

Body of man discovered in Petrotrin's Barrackpore Field

Police are investigating the discovery of a body discovered on Tuesday in Petrotrin's Barrackpore Field.  

A statement from Petrotrin says that the body of the man, who is yet to be identified, was found at an old compressor station.

Petrotrin says the station has been out of operation for several years.

The statement says that upon discovery of the body, the police and the District Medical Officer were notified and later responded.

The body was removed around 8 pm. 

Investigations into the matter are continuing.

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