Monday 22 April, 2019

Inquest ordered into death of police officer killed on hunting trip

Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, has ordered an inquest into the shooting death of PC Dave Raghonanan, which occurred on November 30 in the Blanchiseusse district.

A 39-year-old man of De Graff Street, Arima, who was detained in relation to the killing, has since been charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition, pending the outcome of the inquest, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service said in a release.

The inquest was ordered by the DPP on Friday, December 7.

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PC Raghonanan, last attached to the Guard and Emergency Branch, was shot during a hunting trip with friends at Petit Tacariqe Bay, Paria, Blanchisseuse.

Insp (Ag.) Chattie and Sgt. Job, of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region 2, will be leading the investigation.

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