Anand Ramlogan

Anand’s housekeeper’s son admits to ganja charges

The son of a house­keep­er who works for for­mer at­tor­ney gen­er­al Anand Ram­lo­gan on Thursday plead­ed guilty to charges of mar­i­jua­na cul­ti­va­tion and pos­ses­sion of the il­le­gal herb.

Kevin Rag­bir, 37, was ar­rest­ed dur­ing a po­lice raid at his home at Philip­pine, San Fer­nan­do on Wednes­day.

Rag­bir, a gar­den­er and elec­tri­cian, ap­peared in the San Fer­nan­do Mag­is­trates Court.

Pros­e­cu­tor Cley­on Seedan said around 7.10 am on Wednes­day the po­lice went to his home with a war­rant to search for arms and am­mu­ni­tion.

$3m bail for Ramlogan, Ramdeen

Former attorney general Anand Ramlogan and his colleague, United National Congress Senator Gerald Ramdeen, were collectively granted close to $3 million in bail Friday night, after being charged with similar conspiracy offences related to an alleged legal fees kickback scheme.

Police charge Ramlogan, Ramdeen

Police are currently in the process of charging former attorney general Anand Ramlogan, SC, and UNC Senator Gerald Ramdeen with three offences over their roles in a multi-million legal fee kickback conspiracy. 

Detectives assigned to the Anti-Corruption Investigation Bureau (ACIB) were given the go ahead from Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard, SC after a meeting. 

AG: Case against Anand set to begin

At­tor­ney Gen­er­al Faris Al-Rawi says the pre­lim­i­nary in­quiry in­to the wit­ness tam­per­ing case against his pre­de­ces­sor Anand Ram­lo­gan will be­gin on April 9.

The at­tor­ney gen­er­al made the an­nounce­ment dur­ing a press con­fer­ence at the At­tor­ney Gen­er­al and Le­gal Af­fairs Tow­er yes­ter­day.

“I’ll be sign­ing, at the re­quest of the po­lice, a wit­ness state­ment on that mat­ter im­me­di­ate­ly af­ter this press con­fer­ence,” said Al-Rawi.

Ramlogan makes 2nd appearance in court on charges of misbehaviour in public office

Former attorney general Anand Ramlogan made a second appearance in court today on charges of misbehaviour in public office and obstruction of justice.

However, the matter was adjourned to April 27th, after just five minutes in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates Court. 

Acting Chief Magistrate Maria Busby Earle Caddle presided over the hearing and was told the police file had not yet been sent by the police to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for the appointment of a prosecutor.