Freeport Police Station

The Freeport Police Station

Criminal suspect Hardath Solomon, who was before the court for an alleged bank robbery of over $3 million, was shot dead last night.

Solomon, 42 of Freeport, was killed in a drive by shooting near the Freeport police station at around 7 p.m.

Hardath Solomon

Killed: Hardath Solomon

He had just left the station, having presented himself as a condition of his bail.

By thew time police responded, the killers were gone, and could not be found.

Back in September 2017, Solomon was charged with breaking into and stealing $3,030,000 from the Montrose, Chaguanas branch of First Citizens’ Bank.

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Entry was gained through a window.

He also faced a charge of possession of two grammes of marijuana.


Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said the results of the Nigel Henry poll, published exclusively in the Express yesterday and today to mark four years of his Government in office, were “very encouraging”.

Citizens have come to trust the police more but have little faith in the country’s leaders. National athletes are a source of heroism to citizens while trade union leaders appear to have attracted the ire of the national population.

ONE hundred men and women of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force left yesterday to render aid to the Bahamas following the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. The group, which also comprised personnel from the T&T Regiment, T&T Coast Guard and T&T Air Guard, departed just after 11.30 a.m. to head to Nassau.

MEMBER of Parliament for Port of Spain South Marlene McDonald will make her first appearance in the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court today on a number of fraud-related charges.