The funeral for Dr Rudradeva Sharma was held at his home at Sunset Ridge, La Romaine this morning. Sharma and fellow doctor Dr. Prem Naidoo were abducted in San Fernando in the early hours of Wednesday morning and were being taken north along the highway in Sharma's vehicle when it crashed. He died. Dr Naidoo, who survived, attended the funeral today.

One of the three suspected kidnappers also died. Sharma's body was cremated at the Shore of Peace, South Oropouche this afternoon.

Video by Express Chief Photographer DEXTER PHILIP


A pandemic poll.

A total of 1,134,136 electors are eligible to vote in today’s general election at 2,210 polling stations in 41 constituencies.

How they exercise their franchise will decide who will receive the mandate to govern Trinidad and Tobago for the next five years.