Friday 27 November, 2020

Third suspected gang leader held by police

A third suspected gang leader is currently in police custody.

The man, who police have linked as the leader of Rasta City Gang in Beetham Gardens, was held at about 3 pm on Thursday.

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From initial reports, the suspect was held after a warrant related to inquiries on shooting offenses was executed on him.

This is the third alleged gang-leader held over a two day period, with a “well-known” individual being arrested on Wednesday during the “push-back” operations launched by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.

Another alleged gang-leader was held in Diego Martin, and in total 27 persons were arrested that day.

They are all to be questioned in relation to gang-related activities which have allegedly resulted in spikes in criminal activities in recent weeks, particularly in the Port of Spain district.

More on this as it becomes available.

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