Body of man discovered in Petrotrin's Barrackpore Field

Police are investigating the discovery of a body discovered on Tuesday in Petrotrin's Barrackpore Field.  

A statement from Petrotrin says that the body of the man, who is yet to be identified, was found at an old compressor station.

Petrotrin says the station has been out of operation for several years.

The statement says that upon discovery of the body, the police and the District Medical Officer were notified and later responded.

The body was removed around 8 pm. 

Investigations into the matter are continuing.

Dominican Republic woman among two held with high-powered weapons & drugs

Police have arrested a 28-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman in Barrackpore, with three high-powered firearms and several kilogrammes of cocaine.

The woman is from the Dominican Republic.

The weapons seized included an AR 15, an AK 47 and a Glock pistol, together with several cartridges and 7.62 ammunition.