Murder accused wants to go to son's funeral
Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2012
Murder accused wants to go to son's funeral
A HIGH COURT judge last night ruled in an application by murder accused Victor Barry Alphonso for permission to attend today's funeral service of his murdered ten year-old son Kareem.
LET ME BURY MY SON
Court rules murder accused can't attend funeral, but can view corpse of slain 11-year-old
CHADEE BROTHER GUNNED DOWN
THIRTEEN years after his brother, drug kingpin Nankissoon Boodram — aka Dole Chadee — was hanged for the Williamsville murders, Panalal "Don" Boodram, 56, was shot and killed yesterday as he sold fish from a truck not too far from his Cooperative Street, Valsayn home.
'I apologise to the nation'
Central businessman: I wanted to be patriotic not political
Controversial billboard taken down
The controversial billboard depicting the national flag with pictures of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and National Security Minister Jack Warner superimposed on it, was demolished yesterday.
Govt to supporter: Take down PM/Jack billboard
SECURITY adviser to Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar Gary Griffith approached a businessman asking him to remove a billboard which he had put up on his private property showing images of the Prime Minister and National Security Minister Jack Warner over images of a national flag, after the Prime Minister sought to have the billboard removed.
Warner: Billboard not Govt's doing
National Security Minister Jack Warner yesterday said the flag-like billboard with the images of himself and Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar was not the work of the Government
CoP: Partap not yet out of the woods
Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams says former minister in the Ministry of National Security Collin Partap may yet be prosecuted for failing to take a breathalyser test.
Cops ponder Partap charge
THE police are seeking legal advice on whether or not to charge former Minister in the Ministry of National Security Collin Partap
Politicians can't manipulate me
Acting CoP: I'll show up at many locations again...
Cadiz: Collin should not be branded for life
"I don't think there is one person on the globe who has not made a mistake in their life." Stephen Cadiz, Minister of Tourism, said this as he shared his views on the recent firing of former Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Collin Partap.
Jack: Autonomy soon for Tobago
Minority Leader in the Tobago House of Assembly Ashworth Jack says he is confident in "the immediate future" Tobago will get the long-awaited autonomy it wants...
PNM: We not feteing
THE People's Partnership Government and the Opposition People's National Movement (PNM) yesterday insisted neither of them was causing political divisiveness on the eve of this country's 50th anniversary of Independence.
PNM blanks Govt function: We have our own celebrations
Mirror mum on possible sale to Jack
Journalist Maxie Cuffie is remaining tight-lipped about why he has decided not to purchase the Mirror Group at the end of his current lease, which has sparked the interest of National Security Minister Jack Warner.
No jobs for gangsters
GOVERNMENT will expand existing work programmes for Laventille, National Security Minister Jack Warner said yesterday even as he declared once more that the State will not negotiate with gang members in that area who have requested jobs.
West PoS traffic flows one-way tonight
Workers of the Traffic Management Branch (TMB) were busy yesterday repainting road markings and making adjustments...
IRO chief: Ban alcohol in public
...says president of the Inter-Religious Organisation (IRO) Brother Harrypersad Maharaj.
Dana knocks changes to Police Service Act: Selection of CoP by Parliament an error
The independence of the office of police commissioner or acting commissioner will be threatened if the holder is selected by the Government, says Senior Counsel Dana Seetahal.
Warner insists: No negotiation with gang leaders
By Winford James: Reading specialist not rising
John Spence: Issues in the demise of agriculture
Bridget Brereton: More heroes
LAST weekend's killings of four persons at Dorata Street, Laventille, have thrown worrying issues into the public spotlight.
Raids key to solving murders
THE POLICE raid at Dorata Street in Laventille on Tuesday is playing a key role in ongoing investigations into a shooting spree which saw four people killed in the space of two days in the same neighbourhood, according to Deputy Police Commissioner Mervyn Richardson.
Cop charged with killing ex-girlfriend
HOURS after police officer Eric Mark filed a habeas corpus, a judicial mandate requiring that a prisoner be brought before the courts, he appeared in the Port of Spain Magistrates' Court charged with murdering his ex-girlfriend yesterday.
'A prayer for a killer'
THE officiating pastor and mourners at the funeral service for 23-year-old doubles vendor Nathaniel Baggy yesterday said a prayer for the man responsible for stabbing him to death early Saturday morning.
Man jailed for cuffing cop outside courthouse
A San Fernando man who caused "mayhem" outside the San Fernando Magistrates Court when he cuffed a policeman and escaped custody has been jailed for a total of two years, six months and 14 days.
Sundar Popo's son sent to prison
Hemant Sundar, 45, pleaded guilty to having cocaine in his possession along with a device to smoke the drug.
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