Chaguanas Magistrate

Taxi driver to appear in court for assaulting cop

A taxi driver is expected to appear before a Chaguanas magistrate today, charged with assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest and disorderly behaviour.

The 31-year-old Chaguanas man was arrested at Busy Corner, Chaguanas, on Thursday afternoon, following an incident with the police.

Police Constables Villafana and Ramdeen of the Chaguanas Foot Patrol were issuing the man tickets for two traffic offences, when he flew into a rage and began insulting the officers.

Boyfriend charged with Dolmati's murder

The boyfriend of Dolmati Mangroo has been charged for her murder.

23-year-old Nirmal Sullivan appeared before a Chaguanas magistrate today. 

Mangroo was found dead at the pig farmer's house last week.

According to reports, she had chop wounds about her body, her throat was slashed and her fingers chopped off.

She was discovered by relatives, who believe her murder was premeditated.


Suspected pedophile appears in court; locked up pending criminal trace

A suspected pedophile who was who was held by relatives of an 11-year-old schoolgirl while attempting to meet the girl last week, has appeared in court charged with one count of sexual grooming.

29-year-old Neil Bissessar was been remanded in custody pending a criminal record trace, after appearing in the Chaguanas Magistrates' Court today.

The charge, which is under the Children's Act, was laid indictably.