The police service has issued a statement debunking what it calls false news after graphic pictures began circulating of a shark being found and cut open with body parts falling out.
Below is the full statement from the TTPS:
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is reminding members of the public to be cautious of false information sent via social media, which can cause unnecessary panic and anxiety.
FACT 1: Photos circulating on social media showing human remains inside a dead shark did not originate from Trinidad and Tobago.
FACT 2: The persons seen in the photo bringing the dead shark ashore, are not members of the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard
FACT 3: Two fishermen; 30-year-old Jason Baptiste and 19-year-old Justin Kissoon, still remain missing at sea.