Early morning joggers around the Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain discovered a body lying on the grass.
Upon checking, they discovered that the man was not responding to their calls, nor was he breathing.
Police officers were called on the scene shortly after 6 am. Officers observed several empty bottles near the body. It is believed that the man may have consumed their contents.
Police officers did not reveal the man's name but said he lived in Belmont.
Two men have been arrested in connection with a report of robbery and wounding.
According to police reports, officers were on mobile patrol when they responded to a report of robbery and wounding at Tragarete Road and Cipriani Boulevard, around 11:00pm, on Tuesday 15th October 2019.
The officers, with the assistance of an off-duty police officer, arrested two suspects in connection with the incident and seized a revolver and three rounds of ammunition.
Basilon Street resident Akido “Sunday” Williams was denied bail yesterday after appearing before a Port-of-Spain magistrate charged with counselling a gang leader.
Bail was denied because police provided an incomplete criminal record and the magistrate had concerns over two robbery cases from 1998 and 1999, which appeared to be pending. Williams, a father of 10 and an employee of the Housing Development Corporation (HDC), was ordered to reappear in court today.
Senior police investigators tasked with investigating the activities at the Transformed Life Ministry Rehabilitation Centre say they will now be looking into fresh allegations of abuse at the facility.
This after one of four persons previously housed there, who were not part of the group resuced last week, claimed that during his two-year stay he was abused by several people.
Investigators say this and other allegations made by several other people once housed there will be “thoroughly investigated.”
Two police officers were granted bail of $200,000 on charges of misbehaviour in public office and attempting to pervert the course of public justice.
On July 29, two police officers went to Ravine Road in Petit Valley where they allegedly approached the victim to take possession of a motor vehicle as a result of a dispute of ownership of the said motor vehicle.
Church services resumed on Saturday at the Transformed Life Ministry, Eastern Main Road in Arouca and the attendance was described as “the usual.”
The Pastor, Glen Awong, was also said to be “doing well.”
An autopsy is expected to be performed today on Aleem Khan and Bryan Felix, who were found dead in Coryal over the weekend.
According to reports, the men went into a forested area at Coryal Village on Saturday, but did not return home.
Police reports indicate that a party of officers from the Cumuto Police Station received information that two bodies were found at Sinverguenza Road, Coryal Village.
One man is in police custody after being held with a firearm and a quantity of marijuana.
According to police reports, officers of the Crime Suppression Unit were conducting an exercise in the Brazil Village district yesterday, when they observed a man acting suspiciously.
Upon seeing the officers, the man threw a blue bag into some nearby bushes and ran off.
The man was apprehended a short distance away and a search of the area resulted in the discovery of a loaded pistol and 700 grammes of marijuana.
Investigations are ongoing.
Pastor Glenn Awong is unapologetic for the activities that were allegedly uncovered at his Transformed Life Ministries Rehabilitation Centre after police officers from the Special Operations Response Team (SORT) raided the compound in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.
In fact, Awong sees himself as a saviour of the people that he said he was “caring” for.
Two brothers, both of whom are police constables, will appear before a Port of Spain magistrate today, on charges of misbehaviour in public office.
The charges stem from an incident that occurred in March last year, during which a 30-year-old watchman was confronted by the two officers, who reportedly assaulted and abused him.
The victim informed the officers he was going to report them for their actions and proceeded to the Central Police Station.
It was reported that he was followed by the officers who arrested him for using obscene language and resisting arrest.