Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'I was threatened', garbage truck driver claims

The driver of a garbage truck which was caught on camera dumping its contents in the middle of the road Oxford Street, Port of Spain, Monday morning at the start of protests in has claimed that he was threatened.

The driver told police that he was driving along the roadway when he was confronted by a group of agitated men.

He said he was commanded and instructed to dump the contents of the truck onto the road.

He told the officers that he complied with the instructions given to him as he became fearful for his life after the group reportedly surrounded the vehicle.

Sources told LoopTT that, up to Tuesday morning, due to the information presented to them, no charges were to be filed against the driver.


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