A Sangre Grande man who is accused of killing his wife and attempting to harm himself was sent to the St Ann’s Hospital for evaluation after he appeared in court for the second time Friday.
Dominic Guevara, 46, a bee-keeper, of Jairsingh Village, Coalmine, Sangre Grande, is accused of murdering school teacher Margaret Diaz- Guevara on February 26 last year.
Diaz- Guevara was shot dead in her bedroom.
A Tobago landscaper is expected to appear before a Scarborough Magistrate today, charged with the murder of Donald Parks.
Shauniel Charles, 22, of Old Ground Trace, was charged with murder on March 21st following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on that same date.
According to police reports, Mr Parks, 85, a businessman of Summer Hill, Plymouth Road, Scarborough, had just returned to his home, around 5:38 pm, on March, 12th when he was approached by a lone gunman.
Chutney singer Nermal “Massive” Gosein has lost his malicious prosecution lawsuit against the State after he was charged with planassing two of his neighbours during an incident in 2012.
Delivering an oral judgment at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain on Thursday, High Court Judge Ronnie Boodoosingh ruled that police had reasonable and probable cause to charge Gosein over the incident.
In deciding the case, Boodoosingh compared Gosein’s version of what transpired to that of Cpl Abner Ragoo, who arrested him.
An E-commerce consultant will take the Comptroller of Customs to court for detaining a plastic mannequin.
Justice Ricky Rahim has granted him judicial review and the matter will be heard in April.
He is contending that the detention of the plastic doll was unlawful.
He imported the mannequin on December 28th, 2018, but he was informed by a customs officer that it was being detained under section 45(1) of the Customs Act as it was considered an obscene or indecent article.
Scores of people gathered outside the Sangre Grande Magistrate’s Court to get a look at the Sangre Grande hunter who shot and killed his schoolteacher wife one year ago as he was finally taken to court on Wednesday.
Dominic Guevara was charged with murder and attempted suicide by Cpl Ramdial of Homicide Bureau Region II, Arouca, following instructions from Director of Public Prosecution Roger Gaspard. He appeared on Wednesday before Justice of the Peace Anna John.
A 65-year-old netball coach has lost his appeal which challenged his conviction of raping a woman who once played on a netball team.
Delivering a 48-page judgement at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spainon Wednesday, three Appellate Judges dismissed all six complaints raised by the man, a former police officer, of Chaguanas. They also affirmed the 17-year sentence he received when he was convicted.
His identity has been withheld by this newspaper to protect the victim.
Inspector Roger Alexander and another police officer have been freed of assaulting a man from Santa Cruz in 2016.
Magistrate Nizam Khan dismissed the charges against the officers this morning after prosecutors from the Office of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) failed to start the trial of case as scheduled.
The trial of the case had been delayed several times in the past as prosecutors had previously stated that they had issues in locating the four civilian witnesses in the case.