Crime

Murder in Princes Town

A man has been shot an killed in princes town.

Details are still coming to hand however CNC3 News understands that shortly after 7am, Kevon Richardson also known as "Dappa" was ambushed outside his home by a gunman.

An altercation ensued and Richardson was shot by his assailant.

On hearing the loud explosions police were contacted and discovered the man lying in a pool of blood.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

Man shot in rush hour traffic ambush

Traf­fic is backed up head­ing in­to Port-of-Spain along the Beetham High­way af­ter a dar­ing gun at­tack in rush hour traf­fic.

De­tails are still com­ing in but the T&T Guardian un­der­stands that just around 8.30 am, two masked men armed with high-pow­ered weapons jumped out a car near the fly­over at Na­tion­al Pe­tro­le­um in the west­bound lane.

The men turned their guns on the dri­ver of a sil­ver Ti­i­da, spray­ing the ve­hi­cle with bul­lets.

Bandits fire at police, two held

Three men are in police custody after a car chase and shootout in Trincity Monday afternoon.

Cnc3 News understands the suspects shot at police vehicles leaving numerous bullets holes in the windshield.

Police reports indicated that officers attached to Arouca station received a report of a robbery along St Michael Road in Tacarigua around 2 pm.

Three armed men reportedly robbed a man, before escaping in a vehicle.

Officers who were patrolling nearby spotted the vehicle and gave pursuit.

Three held for KFC Siparia robbery

Three men have been held in connection with the armed robbery of a KFC outlet in Siparia and a pistol has been seized. 

Police say after 10 on Friday night, an armed man entered the establishment and announced a robbery. 

The suspect proceeded to steal the drawer of the cash register and make his escape.

A report was made to police, leading officers of the Siparia CID to intercept a vehicle with three male occupants in San Francique. 

A search of the vehicle was conducted and resulted in officers discovering one pistol and a cash register’s drawer.

Voice recordings emerge on alleged HDC employee's deal with Greenvale family

Two voice recordings have emerged, purporting to be a Housing Development Corporation (HDC) employee and the tenant who was evicted from a HDC development in Greenvale for illegal occupation of a home.

Yesterday the HDC said it had launched a probe into claims that an employee illegally gave a house to a family without the proper procedures being followed.

The family was evicted last week.

On one of the voice recordings the voice of a man, who believed to be the HDC employee, and that of a woman, the tenant, can be heard discussing the matter.

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