Snr Supt, wife in court on assault charges

An acting Senior Superintendant of the Fraud Squad Unit along with his wife have appeared before an Arima magistrate Wednesday, charged for assault and malicious damage.

Reports indicate that on March 24 2018, Lindon Greenidge, 56, who has 37 years' service in the Police Service, allegedly assaulted a 49-year-old woman and maliciously damaged her pair of eyeglasses and cell phone. 

A report was made to the Proffessional Standards Bureau (PSB) and an investigation was conducted. 

Teen charged with murder

A teenager has appeared before the Port-of-Spain Children’s Court charged with the murder of 47-year-old Lester Sookhai, which occurred in December 2018. 

The 16-year-old boy, of no fixed place of abode, was also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition.

He appeared before Master Vijay Paul to answer the charges.

Sookhai, a shopkeeper of Maingot Road, Tunapuna, was at his business place along with a relative around 10 am on Tuesday 11th December 2018, when the suspect entered and shot him. 

The suspect escaped on foot.

Assault charges against A&V CEO dismissed

The assault charges laid against the Chief Executive Officer of A&V Oil and Gas Limited, Hanif Baksh, and his son-in-law, Bill Ramsundar, were dismissed Monday at the Siparia Magistrates' Court.

Senior Magistrate Margaret Alert agreed to have the charges dismissed following a request made by Baksh's attorney, Senior Counsel Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj.

Maharaj asked the court to discharge the accused persons due to the prosecution's unpreparedness for the matter to move to trial.

Trini jailed in BVI for raping a minor

A Trinidad & Tobago national, Andre Stedman, has been sentenced to eight years in prison for raping a minor girl.

The former security officer who is in his late 50s was also slapped with a 12-month prison sentence for indecent assault, a report by BVI News said.

His sentences are to run concurrently.

Duo denied bail for 126 sexual offences against minor

A 43-year-old man and his 37-year-old com­mon-law-wife who were charged with 126 counts of sex­u­al-re­lat­ed of­fences against a mi­nor were both re­mand­ed in jail by San­gre Grande Mag­is­trate, while the victim's 59-year-old rel­a­tive was grant­ed $10,000 sta­tion bail.

The 43-year-old, said to be the vic­tim's step-fa­ther and the vic­tim’s moth­er ap­peared be­fore Mag­is­trate Er­i­ca Bap­tiste- Ramkissoon in the San­gre Grande Sec­ond mag­is­trate court.

Ahye faces domestic violence charges in Texas

National athlete Michelle-Lee Ahye faces domestic violence charges in Texas.

The sprinter was arrested on June 20 on the charge of assault causing bodily injury.

She was released on June 21 but will have to return to court on a date to be announced.

Ahye's wife, Chelsea Renee, placed a now deleted post on social media with what appeared to be a mugshot of Ahye, suggesting the couple had split.

Both Ahye and Chelsea no longer have pictures of each other on their social media profiles.

The couple was married last May.


US judge orders Warner to pay US$79M in CONCACAF case

Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has been ordered to pay a US$79 million penalty stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal.

The Associated Press reports that a federal judge in New York City imposed the judgment against Warner on Tuesday, in a lawsuit brought by the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF).

The 2017 suit accused Warner of embezzling millions of dollars from the soccer association.

It said he arranged kickbacks in connection with broadcasting rights for regional tournaments.

Vicky to know fate soon

Af­ter eight years be­fore the court on mul­ti-fraud charges, Vicky Boodram is ex­pect­ed to know on Ju­ly 31 whether she and her ex-hus­band Ravi Ar­joon­s­ingh will be com­mit­ted to stand tri­al in the High Court.

San Fer­nan­do Se­nior Mag­is­trate Cher­ry-Ann An­toine who has been pre­sid­ing over the pa­per com­mit­tal pro­ceed­ing over the past 15 months in­to the 107 fraud charges against them in­di­cat­ed yes­ter­day that she is like­ly to give her de­ci­sion on that day.

Faris to give evidence against Anand

At­tor­ney Gen­er­al Faris Al-Rawi, Po­lice Com­plaints Au­thor­i­ty (PCA) Di­rec­tor David West and Po­lice Com­mis­sion­er Gary Grif­fith are all ex­pect­ed to face in­tense cross-ex­am­i­na­tion when Se­nior Coun­sel Anand Ram­lo­gan’s wit­ness tam­per­ing case even­tu­al­ly comes up for tri­al.