Thursday 26 November, 2020

Accused gang leader, members arrested in POS

Four suspected gang members were arrested during an operation in Port of Spain this morning. 

The exercise was conducted in the St Paul Street, Laventille, Port of Spain area between 6:30pm on Thursday and 1:30am this morning. 

The four suspects, one of them, an alleged reputed gang leader and three other men, were arrested in connection with stealing a car and gang-related offences.  

They’re being investigated by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). Inter-Agency Task Force officers also assisted the investigators of the SIU to execute search warrants at the homes of the suspects. 

The operation was coordinated by the Administrative Heads of the SIU, and supervised by Ag Insp Morales, Ag Insp Baptiste and Ag Insp McGuirk. 

The suspects are currently being interviewed, with further consultations to held with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. 

Investigations are continuing. 

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