Friday 15 November, 2019

Murder-accused YTRC escapee recaptured by police

After escaping police custody over a year ago, an inmate of the Youth Transformation and Rehabilitation Centre (YTRC) has been recaptured by police.

Officers of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT) recaptured murder-accused Mnason Ranjassingh around 4:50 am Friday.

He escaped lawful custody while attending a Best Village Competition at the National Academy for the Performing Arts in Port-of-Spain on July 14, 2018.  

Acting on intelligence, the SORT officers went to a house at Rincon Road, Las Cuevas where they found Ranjassingh hiding with two other male occupants.

He was arrested.

The two male occupants were also arrested for harbouring a fugitive. They were taken to the Central Police Station for processing.

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