Friday 23 August, 2019

Princes Town man, 36, arrested in connection with suspected arson

A 36-year-old labourer of Princes Town was arrested in connection with a report of suspected arson against a 75-year-old Princes Town woman, which occurred on Thursday night.

This according to a Twitter post from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).

The victim told police the suspect threatened to burn her house down and shortly after she heard a loud explosion at the back of the wooden structure.

Upon checking she observed that the house, valued at $205,000 and a motor vehicle valued at $17,000 were on fire.

They were completely destroyed in the blaze.

A report was made to the police and investigations resulted in the arrest of the suspect shortly after.

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