Man charged with assaulting child
Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2012
ALLIYAH'S MOM IN JAIL'
Candice Johnson, 20, appeared in the Siparia Magistrates' Court yesterday charged with unlawfully killing her two-year-old daughter Aliyah on Easter Sunday.
MOM ON $75,000 BAIL
THE Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) ordered that the charge of manslaughter be laid against the mother of two-year-old Aliyah Johnson, after it was found that the components needed for a murder charge were missing.
Bail for mom charged with killing daughter
Failing the little ones
There were warning signs all around little Aliyah. But trapped in her mother's random life and surrounded by indifference, her little life was too fragile to withstand the consequences.
Man charged with assaulting child
Nasir Hannif, 42, of Siparia appeared before Magistrate Jo-Anne Connor for allegedly having oral sex with the little girl.
...$50,000 bail for man on indecency charge
A 42-year-old Siparia man who is accused of interfering with a three-year-old girl was placed on $50,000 bail yesterday when he appeared in court.
Autopsy: Beaten woman died from head injuries
PENSIONER Indra Gangabissoon died of head injuries as a result of blunt force trauma to her head, an autopsy found yesterday.
...Indra's funeral today
Mauled boy, 6, home
Six-year-old Jeremiah Harripersadsingh is home from hospital, two weeks after being mauled by a pitbull.
Dangerous Dogs Act to be made law...after 12 years
Panama wants to buy T&T's butane, propane
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has held bilateral discussions with President of Panama Ricardo Martinelli in Panama City.
Panamanians come in May
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is in Panama, where she held talks yesterday with Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli.
COP members slam Carolyn and threaten UNC switch
A "new" People's National Movement (PNM) will be unveiled at the party's convention later this year as the oldest political institution in the country is rebranded.
Speaker blanks former HDC boss
House Speaker Wade Mark has denied a request from former Housing Development Corporation general manager Noel Garcia to reply to allegations made by Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal that he (Garcia) owed $500,000 on a government issued credit card.
Sita can return to Tunapuna Hindu school
...Sat backs down, for now
Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS) general secretary Satnarayan Maharaj said he would comply with the High Court's decision on the judicial review filed by Gajadharsingh-Nanga and allow her access to the school. Maharaj changed his mind only after he received written notification from the Ministry of Education yesterday, informing him that the Teaching Service Commission's decision to transfer the principal was "stayed".
Gibbs stops extra $$ for lawmen on duty at TCL
Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs has given instructions to immediately stop the payment of extra-duty allowances to policemen posted at the Trinidad Cement Ltd strike camp in La Brea.
Nearly strangled pupil wants apology
PRIMARY school pupil Matthew Koylass, who last month was almost strangled with a skipping rope held by boys who were reportedly bullying him at Grant Memorial Presbyterian School, San Fernando, has decided to stay in the class with his alleged bullies.
Attorneys fail to file documents on time
Nunez-Tesheira lawsuit in jeopardy...
...Tesheira challenges sanctions of Civil Procedure Rules
Database of sexual offenders coming
The T&T Police Service (TTPS) has begun work in establishing a sexual offenders' database.
Cops call on public to report perverts
POLICE Public Affairs Officer, Sgt Wayne Mystar, has called on members of the public to share more information than they already do on people suspected or convicted of sexual crimes. He said within almost every police division there was an informal database with the names of such people.
IT is quite timely to examine the purpose of the Summit of the Americas which has just ended its Sixth Summit in Cartagena, Colombia, three years after the hemisphere's leaders had met in Port-of-Spain for the Fifth Summit hosted by former Prime Minister, Patrick Manning, in April 2009.
Claudia Pegus robbed
Fashion designer Claudia Pegus was held up and robbed just as she was about to enter her St James home on Sunday night.
Teen in court for vendor's murder
A 17-year-old Port of Spain teenager is expected to re-appear before a Sangre Grande magistrate later today charged with murdering CD vendor Dwayne "Hoppie" Hills.
Girl, 17, charged with murder of watchman
A 17-year-old girl, of Davis Street, Belmont, appeared before a Sangre Grande magistrate charged with the murder of a 32-year-old watchman.
Maloney man shot dead
POLICE are continuing their investigations into the murder of Jason Scotland who was discovered with a gunshot wound to his neck at about 8.15 pm on Sunday.
Lawman in 'gold chain scandal' transferred
The police officer at the centre of a scandal which involved pawning a $60,000 gold chain has been transferred with immediate effect.
Harsh penalties for rogue cops
GOVERNMENT has placed in law, stiffer penalties on law enforcement officers who encourage gun violence by renting or leasing firearms for illegal activities, National Security Minister John Sandy said yesterday.
127 firearms, 2,067 rounds of ammo seized
ONE hundred and twenty-seven firearms and 2,067 rounds of ammunition have been seized by police between January 1 and April 10, police service spokesman Sgt Wayne Mystar said yesterday during the daily police briefing at Police Administration Building in Port-of-Spain.
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