Vicky Boodram

State closes case against Vicky

The State on Tuesday closed its case against for­mer trav­el agent Vicky Boodram and her ex-hus­band on 107 fraud charges aris­ing out of a failed cruise ship voy­age.

Spe­cial pros­e­cu­tor Elaine Greene led ev­i­dence for the State be­fore Se­nior Mag­is­trate Cher­ril-Anne An­toine in the San Fer­nan­do First Court.

The State pro­ceed­ed via pa­per com­mit­tal last April, where­by the state­ments of the wit­ness­es were ten­dered in­to ev­i­dence and on­ly the de­fence de­ter­mined which of them they need­ed to cross-ex­am­ine.

State ready to proceed with Vicky Boodram fraud matter

More bad news for prison escapee Vicky Boodram as the state is expected to begin its fraud case against her and her ex-husband in a few months.

Boodram and Ravi Arjoonsingh were held on 109 fraud charges after they allegedly collected money for cruises which never happened.

The state's readiness to begin in this matter was indicated today when Boodram made her first appearance in the San Fernando court after her escape last November.

State attorney Elaine Greene told the magistrate the state was ready to proceed via paper committal.

Four charged in connection with Vicky Boodram escape

Four persons including two police officers appeared in court today charged in connection with Vicky Boodram's escape from prison

The following is a press release from the TTPS: 

Four persons today appeared before acting Chief Magistrate Maria Busby Earle-Caddle, in the 8th Court Port of Spain, charged in connection with the escape of, Vicky Nirupa Boodram, from the Women’s Prison, Golden Grove, Arouca, on Monday 27th November, 2017.