Crime

Man shot dead during early morning robbery

Armed ban­dits killed a home­own­er on his bed and robed his ten­ants, two Chi­nese women, dur­ing the ear­ly hours of this morn­ing, San Fer­nan­do.

Sat­nar­ine Ram­per­sad, a dri­ver, 58, of Ti­ta­ni­um Cres­cent, Union Hall, was dis­cov­ered by po­lice ly­ing on a bloody mat­tress around 4.10 am with a gun­shot wound to his chin. The in­trud­ers broke a lock and gained ac­cess to the up­stairs of Ram­per­sad’s home.

Thieves strike 8 times at centre for the disabled

The Na­tion­al Cen­tre for Per­sons with Dis­abil­i­ties is now call­ing on cor­po­rate T&T to help them se­cure their fa­cil­i­ty with cam­eras and alarms af­ter thieves struck the cen­tre eight times this year, the most re­cent oc­cur­ring on­ly this week.

The cen­tre lo­cat­ed on New Street, San Fer­nan­do, trains 210 dif­fer­ent­ly-abled peo­ple in a range of vo­ca­tion­al skills in­clud­ing, wood­work, weld­ing, food prepa­ra­tion, of­fice ad­min­is­tra­tion, gar­ment con­struc­tion, book­bind­ing and in­for­ma­tion tech­nol­o­gy.

Tobago teen sentenced three years hard labour for robbery

A Tobago teenager charged with the offence of robbery with aggravation was sentenced to three years hard labour at the Youth Training Centre, by the Scarborough Children’s Court, yesterday.

The 17-year-old teen of Les Couteaux was sentenced by Justice Gail Gonzales, on September 19th, during a trial into the matter.

The teen was arrested on March 3rd, following a robbery incident which occurred on that same date at Spring Garden Trace, Scarborough.

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