Sunday 21 October, 2018

One woman, three men to be charged for Airport heist

One woman is among four people to be charged in connection with the five million dollar heist at Piarco International Airport.

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service tweeted that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) gave the advice to charge the female accused of receiving stolen property and money laundering.

The three male accused are to be jointly charged with robbery with aggravation.

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One of them is to be charged separately with money laundering while the other two will face additional charges of possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

On December 6, armed bandits stole a five million dollars from an armoured security vehicle which was transporting the money for delivery by air to Tobago. 

Of the money stolen $250,000 was recovered.

The investigation into the heist was led by DCP Crime Harold Phillip and coordinated by the head of the CID Snr Supt Ajith Persad.