Crime

Prisoner goes live on Facebook from behind bars

A Facebook Live video shot by a man in a cell with several other men has gone viral online.

The man who shot the video claims they were 15 men arrested by police in the Enterprise area on Wednesday.

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He complains of the conditions in the police station's cell, including the quality of water and the toilet facilities.

Other men are seen lying and sitting on the floor.

Double murder in Arima

A double-murder early Thursday has rocked the Arima community as two men were shot dead on Hoyte Avenue, Arima.

the shooting occurred around 7.30 am Thursday. 

Residents reported hearing loud gunshots before discovering the bodies of the men lying onthe roadway.

The men go by the nicknames "Money" and "Balo".  

Investigations are continuing.

Maharaj speaks on crime, death penalty on Monday

Senior Counsel Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj will on Monday speak about plans he submitted to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley for the implementation of the death penalty, in accordance with a request made by the prime minister for his assistance.

A statement by Maharaj's office says he will address "the crisis facing the country with the unprecedented upsurge of criminal activities and the widespread insecurity of the population" at a news conference on Monday.

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