Monday 19 August, 2019

Cops question three more in fraud probe

Police have detained three more people who are assisting in their investigation into allegations of corruption against Public Administration Minister Marlene McDonald.

Investigators are hopeful that this process could be completed by today so that they can approach the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for advice on what charges, if any, should be brought against McDonald and her common-law husband, Michael Carew.

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The two, who have been in custody since Thursday morning, are being represented by attorney Pamela Elder SC.

Both McDonald and Carew, LoopTT was told, have completed their interviews with investigators.

They are being held at the St Joseph Police Station and the Henry Street, Port of Spain office of the Professional Standards Bureau, respectively.

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