A 19-year-old man was among six men who were jailed while another was fined and a woman granted bail for breaching the curfew.
They all appeared virtually before Point Fortin magistrate Alicia Chankar yesterday.
Josiah Bailey, 19, of Chin Yankee Street, who was arrested along Fanny Village Main Road near E Street Junction around 4.50pm on Corpus Christi was jailed for three months. A police release said that others jailed were:
Clive Alexander—six months’ hard labour
Jamal Bailey, 22,—three months hard labour
Shurland Liverpool—three months’ hard labour
Kareem Flemming—three months’ hard labour
Avasi Peters, 37,—three months’ hard labour
Davenand Harrinarine, 44, was fined $10,000. Failure to pay the fine will result in him being jailed for a month. Shanti Charles pleaded not guilty and that matter has been adjourned.
The were held by officers of the South-Western Division (SWD), including the Municipal Police, who were conducting exercises throughout several communities during the curfew period yesterday.
The Police Service is reminding the public of its role in reducing the spread of the COVID-19 virus by adhering to the Public Health and State of Emergency Regulations.