Sunday 21 October, 2018

Couple held after foetus found near Caroni Bird Sanctuary

A 31-year-old woman and her boyfriend are currently in police custody after the discovery of a foetus near the Caroni Bird Sanctuary yesterday afternoon.

According to police reports, the discovery was made around 2 pm yesterday in some bushes an estimated 100 feet from the sanctuary.

However, police were told that on Tuesday the woman, who is from Carapichaima, made a report to the police that sometime over the weekend she was forced to have the child.

When the child was stillborn, she said she was told by other persons that they would take care of the body. It was only later she discovered what was done.

The woman and her boyfriend are said to be aiding police with their inquiries into this matter.