A 16-year-old boy from Siparia appeared in Juvenile Court yesterday to answer to the charge of larceny from a dwelling house. The charges were as a result of an incident which occurred on September 14th 2020 at a residence in Siparia. Police continued investigations into the incident and arrested and charged the teen for the offence. The teen pleaded guilty at his appearance before the Juvenile Court on October 27th 2020 and the matter was postponed to November 20th 2020. The file will also be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Mr Roger Gaspard SC.
After three days on the rough seas, 16 Venezuelan children, the youngest a four-month-old baby and the eldest child 14 years, along with 12 adults, mostly women, returned to the shores of Trinidad.