Police officer detained after shooting girlfriend

A police sergeant is now in police custody for allegedly shooting his common law wife, who also is a police officer.

According to reports, at about 10:30 last night, Dale Ramroop (a 48-year-old police sergeant attached to the Princes Town Police Station) and Nicolette Persad (a 29-year-old police constable), were at their home at Mohess Road in Barrackpore when they both began arguing.

The couple had just returned home from attending a function.

Hammer used to bludgeon missing couple to death

A hammer was one of the weapons used to bludgeoned Central couple Annmarie Bain and Raj Sookhai to death, police said yesterday. According to homicide sources, Bain, whose body was found down a precipice off the Blanchisseuse Bypass Road on Monday afternoon, was beaten in the head with the claw of the hammer. She had defensive wounds to one of her hands, police said.