Gary Griffith

PCA and PSB probing Paryag shooting

The Police Complaints Authority (PCA) has confirmed that it has initiated its own probe into the matters surrounding the fatal shooting of Keone Paryag, on Friday night.

On Friday at about 6 p.m., police were called in to the Biljah Road, Chaguanas, apartment of Danah Alleyne, the sister of Crime Watch host, Ian Alleyne.

Reports are that she had been cornered in her apartment by her boyfriend, 34-year-old Keone Paryag, and was fearful for her life.

Griffith rejects calls to apologise

Tri­als and tribu­la­tions may come in the way but on­ly God’s right­eous will stand.

This is the be­lief of ded­i­cat­ed fol­low­ers of Trans­formed Life Min­istry, East­ern Main Road, Arou­ca as they called on Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice Gary Grif­fith to apol­o­gise to their spir­i­tu­al leader for mis­lead­ing the pub­lic of his ar­rest on Wednes­day dur­ing the res­cue op­er­a­tion of 69 res­i­dents from the re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion cen­tre.

How­ev­er, when con­tact­ed about the re­quest for an apol­o­gy, Grif­fith said he is not go­ing to apol­o­gise.

Japanese ambassador holds discussions with CoP

The Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith received a courtesy call yesterday from the Ambassador of Japan to Trinidad and Tobago.

According to the TTPS, his Excellency Tatsuo Hirayama met with Commissioner Griffith at the Police Administration Building in Port of Spain.

Their discussions centred on identifying ways to collaborate on issues of safety and security, and the continued transformation of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).

Griffith fine with giving citizens guns

Po­lice Com­mis­sion­er Gary Grif­fith has as­sured mem­bers of the Ch­agua­nas East elec­toral dis­trict that he is work­ing as­sid­u­ous­ly to clear the back­log of Firearm User Li­cens­es (FULs). And he is al­so mak­ing it clear that he is not averse to grant­i­ng cit­i­zens gun li­cens­es once they qual­i­fy for them.

Grif­fith made the promise dur­ing a meet­ing at the of­fice of Ch­agua­nas East MP Fazal Karim, where sev­er­al mem­bers of the pub­lic and busi­ness com­mu­ni­ty raised con­cerns over the po­lice’s tar­di­ness in grant­i­ng them gun li­cens­es.