Friday 15 November, 2019

31 arrested for sex crimes, marijuana possession

The police service has revealed that 31 people have been held in connection with various sexual offences and marijuana possession.

The exercise forms part of ‘Operation Strike Back II’ and was executed across all nine policing division on Thursday.

During the exercise, 29 were arrested for committing various sexual offences against children and two were arrested for possession of marijuana.

The following is a breakdown of these arrests:

The suspects ranging from ages 19 to 52 were taken into police custody pending further enquiries and charges.

The exercises were coordinated by acting superintendent Joseph Chandool and assisted by acting ASP Claire Guy-Alleyne, acting ASP Terrence Nowbutt and included all Inspectors, Sergeants and officers attached to the Child Protection Unit (CPU) of the TTPS.

 

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