Security Guard Jodie Awai was mercilessly beaten to death during a robbery at his workplace at Macfoods Meat Processors Limited in Laventille Sunday night.
Awai lived at Belmont and was a father of eight children.
Awai's relatives, although very distraught over his killing Monday, saluted him for his heroic act.
Awai's brother, Mark, said he is proud of his brother for believing in his duty as a security guard in protecting the people he worked for.
Gregory Ifill, 66, and his 35-year-old son Fabien Ifill both of Duranta Gardens, Sangre Grande have been jointly charged with assault and wounding with intent against their neighbour.
They are due to appear before the Sangre Grande Magistrates’ Court today, to answer to these charges.
Police have rescued kidnap victim Josh Quashie.
In a release a short while ago, Police Commissioner Gary Griffith announced that Quashie had been rescued from an apartment in Carenage.
The rescue operation was conducted by members of the Special Operational Response Team and the Anti-Kidnapping Unit (AKU).
Quashie is said to be receiving medical treatment at this time and in severely traumatised.
According to reports, Quashie, 38 of Montrose, Chaguanas, was kidnapped on Saturday morning.
Krisas Sookraj, 43, a former employee of the Children’s Life Fund is expected to appear before the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court today, charged with 13 counts of Larceny.
Sookraj was charged with 13 counts of fraud against the Children’s Life Fund amounting to US$15,640.
According to police reports, the incidents are alleged to have occurred during the month of July 2015, while she was employed as an executive assistant at the Children’s Life Fund.
Rick Granger a 21-year-old man from Guayaguayare Road, Rio Claro, appeared before Rio Claro Magistrate Indira Misir-Gosine charged with the murder of 38-year-old Clifton Jeffery.
Granger was remanded into custody and the matter adjourned to January 3rd 2019.
According to police reports, Mr Jefferey, a 38-year-old construction worker of Granger Avenue, Guayaguayare Road, Rio Claro, was in the yard at his home on October 2nd when relatives reported hearing a loud explosion.
Almost two million dollars’ worth in marijuana trees discovered in a camp in the Biche area has been destroyed by officers of the Eastern Division.
The exercise which was supervised by Sgt. (Ag.) Mahabir took place on December 5th also included officers attached to the Eastern Division Task Force Area Central and South.
According to police reports, during the exercise, officers proceeded into a forested area along Kowlessar Trace, Biche, where they discovered a camp containing 1800 fully grown marijuana trees.
One revolver and a quantity of ammunition have been discovered by officers of the South Western Division Task Force (SWDTF) during an anti-crime exercise conducted La Brea his morning.
According to police reports, while on patrol Sgt. Ali along with a party of officers attached to SWDTF Area West conducted a search of a bushy area along Griffith Alley, Sobo Village, La Brea.
The search led to one revolver along with 12 rounds of assorted ammunition, being discovered hidden in a PVC pipe.
PC Durity will be continuing enquiries into the matter