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Tears as ‘Batman’ of the TTPS laid to rest

He was known as the Black Knight of the South West­ern Po­lice Di­vi­sion, a hum­ble po­lice of­fi­cer whose gut in­stinct and su­perb crime de­tec­tion skills led to the in­car­cer­a­tion of over 100 crim­i­nals.

On Tues­day morn­ing be­fore his col­leagues, friends and fam­i­ly, Po­lice Sargeant Adesh Gookool was giv­en a mil­i­tary send­off at his Darsan Trace, Siparia home.

Princes Town teen missing

The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 17-year-old Donna Afeisha Griffith.

Donna, of Corial Road, Princes Town, was last seen at her home, on August 28th.

She was reported missing to the Princes Town Police Station on September 5th by a relative.

Donna is of African descent, 5 feet 3 inches tall and medium built with a dark brown complexion and short braided hair.

She was last seen wearing green dress and a grey sweater.

Market Malls proposed to the JSC

Markets are being proposed to be removed from the control of regional corporations and transformed into Market Malls which would be owned and operated by the vendors themselves.

This was disclosed on Friday during the 8th Public Meeting Joint Select Committee (JSC) Local Government Reform by committee member Surujrattan Rambachan.

The JSC met with the business community including various Chambers of Commerce,  business associations and market vendors.

Robert Mugabe, who once said 'only God' could ever remove him, dies at 95

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, who was once feted as an independence hero but whose 37-year rule left his country deeply divided and nearly broke, has died at the age of 95.

To his loyal supporters, he remained until his death the revered leader who ushered in independence after bringing an end to white-minority rule.

But to his critics, Mugabe was the caricature of an African dictator who oppressed his opponents and ruined a country to retain power, which he was forced to relinquish, at the age of 93, in 2017.

16 year old cops top National Photography Award

Micah James is just 16 years old and has become the youngest ever winner of National Photograph of the year in the Photomania competition put out by the T&T Photographic Society.

The announcement was made at the Prize Giving and Exhibition Opening Night that was held on Wednesday at the Art Society of T&T in Port of Spain.

In addition to the National Photograph Award, James also copped 3rd place Under 18 Digital Art, 2nd place Nature, 2nd place Landscape, 1st place Nature and 1st place street and photojournalism.

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