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Cops nab ISIS threat suspect Posted: Friday, May 27, 2016
HOAX CALLER ARRESTED THE STRATEGIC Services Agency (SSA) assisted with the apprehension of a man who allegedly made a hoax phone call to police about a threat to Trincity Mall.
Cops nab ISIS threat suspect A man, who sparked panic among Trincity Mall patrons and employees after making a hoax call warning of an imminent terrorist attack, was arrested by police hours after the incident thanks to the help of the Strategic Security Agency (SSA).
Gulf City shut down after hoax bomb call Police ordered the evacuation of a casino, four restaurants and an ice cream outlet at the Gulf City Mall in La Romaine yesterday, following an alleged Isis bomb threat to the establishment.
Unprecedented blood-letting in TT In a clear reference to prevailing rumours of a possible ISIS terrorist attack at specific local sites, Roman Catholic Archbishop Joseph Harris yesterday urged a congregation to adhere to the message of Corpus Christi in averting the possible threat.
PoS Mayor on homeless persons in capital Homelessness in the capital city is "near epidemic stage", warns Port-of-Spain Mayor, Keron Valentine who also has "serious concerns about unsightly, over-populated, unsanitary conditions" at the Centre for Socially Displaced Persons (CSDP) at Riverside Car Park, east Port-of-Spain.
...Homeless people sue city corporation A JUDICIAL review lawsuit has been filed against the Port of Spain City Corporation by a number of homeless people who reside at Tamarind Square in the capital city after the corporation decided to place padlocks on gates around the square.
AREA: Nothing wrong with 'false' offers Members of the Association of Real Estate Agents of Trinidad and Tobago (AREA) have admitted that they often tell clients that they have other offers for properties they are offering for sale when in fact this was not so.
Rowley and Maduro THE $315 million debt owed by Venezuela to Trinidad and Tobago in relation to our State airline CAL dates back to 2013. But two visits by Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro have failed to resolve the issue.
Two men held with over $1m in ganja The Coast Guard detained two men who attempted to elude them in the early hours of yesterday morning while having more than a million dollars' worth of marijuana in their possession.
30 Venezuelan women nabbed at night club Thirty Venezuelan women, ages 18 to 33, who allegedly entered the country illegally, were detained by Police and Immigration officers in a joint exercise carried out at the Spanish Harlem club in San Juan early yesterday.
Cops' curious behaviour raised A lead detective with a bad memory, an extra-marital affair between investigators, a corrupt police officer and a suspicious husband were just some of the controversial issues raised by High Court Judge Malcolm Holdip to the jury in the Vindra Naipaul-Coolman murder trial yesterday.