Monday 11 November, 2019

Update: Free flow of traffic along Beetham, police maintains presence

Police are continuing to maintain a visible presence at strategic points along the Beetham Highway and Priority Bus Route in the Beetham area, to ensure a smooth flow of traffic.

Residents reportedly gathered along both the Priority Bus Route and the Beetham Highway, following the police shooting of 19 year old Akiel Thomas, of Phase Five Beetham Gardens on Wednesday morning.

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The Police Service, in a statement on Wednesday afternoon said there has been no obstruction to the normal flow of traffic along the Beetham Highway, contrary to reports circulating via social media.

It said following the incident, officers of the Port of Spain Division moved in swiftly to maintain law and order.

The Police Service said as a consequence of the preemptive action of the police, there was no disruption in the flow of traffic.

 

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