TTPS mourns untimely death of Senior Superintendent
A military funeral service is carded for Acting Senior Superintendent Baldeo Nanan, Head of the Complaints Branch, who passed away at the San Fernando General Hospital on Thursday, May 18.
The funeral service is expected to take place under Hindu rites at the house of mourning in Couva, on Sunday, May 21.
The Police Service issued a statement today, noting that the TTPS is in a state of mourning over Senior Superintendent Nanan’s sudden passing.
The 59-year-old man died around 4:33 am from a brain hemorrhage.
Nanan was described as an outstanding officer who went beyond the call of duty.
Prior to his posting at the Complaints Division, Nanan led the Traffic and Highway Patrol Branch and distinguished himself as a detective in the Criminal Investigations Department and the Organized Crime, Narcotics and Firearms Bureau.
He entered the service on December 1, 1988 and was assigned Regimental No 9984. He moved up the ranks and gained a reputation for diligence, determination and fairness.
Nanan was also described as a true team leader who proudly participated in events and actives organized by the TTPS and recently competed in the First Division Officer’s race at the 94th Police Sports where he mounted the rostrum after walking away with a prize.
He is survived by his wife, Lystra, who is also a police officer and son, Andre.