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Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017

IN YET another attack on the Chinese community, an employee of the Chinese Embassy was snatched yesterday and held custody for hours while a $20,000 ransom was demanded of the Embassy for his safe release.

Suspect held in under 5 hours
The man arrested in connection with the kidnapping of Chinese national Sajio Zhang was wanted in connection with the abduction of another Chinese descendant last weekend.

Boy, 15, on robbery charge
A 15-YEAR-OLD boy and a Carenage man appeared before a Port of Spain magistrate yesterday charged with the robbery of Artie's Patties and several of the establishment's customers including comedienne Nikki Crosby

Baby-in-fridge doctor freed by police
MEDICAL doctor Ronald Budhooram, 60, was released from police custody yesterday after spending 72 hours in custody

Why you meeting she?
JOINT Trade Union Movement leader Ancel Roget yesterday slammed Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley's plan to hold talks with Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar on national issues saying this was the same person who Rowley criticised prior to the 2015 General Election.

Imbert: Clico is safe
FINANCE Minister Colm Imbert said Clico is not being liquidated, contrary to a Trinidad Express headline yesterday.

Indarsingh: Groundwork set for retrenchment
PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley has laid the foundation for the retrenchment of 3,000 workers at the Board of Inland Revenue (BIR) and Customs and Excise

CNC 3 blanked for not observing protocol
A CNC3 news team was not allowed to cover the event as that media house failed to submit names of its personnel to the Office of the President in time.

Upgrade for nation's prisons
Dillon responds to POA concerns:

Sexual favours for jobs
Sando mayor to launch probe as woman claims...

Doctors reattach one of two severed hands
DOCTORS have reattached one of the two severed hands of a San Juan man who was attacked with a cutlass outside his Bagatelle, San Juan home on Saturday.

'I was buffer for rich against criminal poor'
A SENIOR Royal Bank employee took to her Facebook account to vent her anger at being robbed in broad daylight of her car and valuables, saying the incident made her feel she was indeed, "a buffer for the rich against the angry, criminal poor."

RBC manager robbed at gunpoint
Still trying to come to terms with a gun being placed to her head, RBC Financial's senior manager of corporate communications, Nicole Duke-Westfield...

Suspect in Malabar murders re-arrested
Days after he was released from police custody for questioning in connection with the double murders of Haffiza Rose Mohammed, 56, and 13-year-old Videsh Subar, a 32-year-old man was re-arrested yesterday.

Man shot during police exercise
A 24-year-old man was shot in the right foot allegedly during an exchange of gunfire with police at Nelson Street, Port-of-Spain yesterday.

Driver on trial for death by dangerous driving
A man yesterday went on trial in the San Fernando High Court on a charge of causing the death of a 15-year-old youth by dangerous driving ten years ago in Siparia.

DNA swabs for anyone arrested
NATIONAL Security Minister Edmund Dillon on Tuesday night signaled the enforcement of the Administration of Justice (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) Act 2012 (commonly referred to as the DNA Act)

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