Monday 30 November, 2020

TTPS detains five men after finding shotgun in Tiida

Five men were arrested on Thursday night during a mobile patrol along the SS Erin Road, Palmiste.

According to the police service, around 10 pm last night, PCs Thompson and Roopchand were on mobile patrol when they observed a silver Tiida speeding along Church Street, Duncan Village. They stopped the car and conducted a search.

A shotgun was discovered in the front passenger seat.

The occupants between the ages of 20 and 45 were arrested and taken to the Debe Police Post with the assistance of Cpl Ramdass and Emergency Response Patrol officers from the San Fernando Police Station.

The detainees were expected to appear on an identification parade today as they are suspected of being involved in several robberies in the Southern Division.

Inquiries are continuing.

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