Father charged with child abuse granted bail

A father who allegedly kicked his son when he refused to eat was granted bail after being charged with child cruelty. The 46-year-old man accused was offered $75,000 bail with a sure...

October 15, 2020
Crime

Cops arrest dad who beat sons after mom left

A 33-year-old man is expected to appear before a Sangre Grande Magistrate today charged with two counts of cruelty to two children.  The suspect was arrested on Friday, September 11 by officer...

September 14, 2020
Crime

Mom: It was a pot spoon, not a broomstick

A 26-year-old woman, who was charged with cruelty to her nine-year-old child, has denied using a broom stick to hit her child, and has contended that it was a pot spoon.  The woman a...

July 25, 2020
Crime

Woman charged after beating child with broom

A woman was arrested and charged on Wednesday by officers of the Child Protection Unit for one count of cruelty of a child. The exercise was spearheaded by W/Supt (Ag) George and Asp Sookdeo, and s...

July 23, 2020
Crime

Man, 42, arrested for child abuse

A 42-year-old man is expected to appear before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate on Tuesday to answer to charges of two counts of cruelty to a child and one count of assault by beating. This follows a joi...

May 05, 2020
Crime

$80,000 bail for sexual touching of a child

A 38-year-old man was granted $80,000 bail when he appeared before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate on yesterday, charged with sexual touching of a child.  The accused, of Lower Santa...

February 21, 2020
Crime