Police arrested four suspected gang members during an operation conducted in the St Paul Street, Laventille, Port of Spain area between

6.30 pm on Thursday and 1.30 am on Friday.

The suspects, a reputed gang leader and three other men who are believed to be members of a gang from the area, were arrested in connection with the to larceny of a motor vehicle and gang-related offences being investigated by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). IATF officers assisted the investigators of the SIU to execute search warrants at the homes of the suspects.

The operation was coordinated by the Administrative Heads of the SIU, and supervised by Ag Insp Morales, Ag Insp Baptiste and Ag Insp McGuirk.

The suspects are currently being interviewed, and further consultations will be held with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.