Relatives of Wazir Mohammed and Shelly Ann Ragoonanan

‘ROBBERY MOTIVE’: Relatives of Wazir Mohammed and Shelly Ann Ragoonanan display photographs of the murdered couple during their cremation yesterday at the Shore of Peace of Peace, Mosquito Creek, South Oropouche.

A simple funeral service was held for murder victims Wazir Mohammed and his wife Sherry Ann Ragoonanan yesterday.

Homicide detectives are investigating whether the couple and Mohammed’s brother, Nazir Mohammed, were killed by someone they knew.

The last rites were performed by the couple’s son, Vishard Mohammed, at the Shore of Peace cremation site in South Oropouche.

The Hindu ceremony was held at the cremation site before the sealed caskets were placed on a single funeral pyre.

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The couple’s younger children, a four-year-old girl and eight-month-old boy, were not at the service.

The children, who were found in their Penal home with the three decaying bodies, were being treated for severe dehydration at the San Fernando General Hospital.


A million-dollar apology. That is how Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday described the apology given by Oropouche East MP Dr Roodal Moonilal in the House of Representatives on Friday. 

THE Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) is contemplating filing judicial review proceedings against Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley for his decision to ignore its investigative report into allegations of misconduct against Chief Justice Ivor Archie.

THE Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019 has been passed in the House of Representatives. The Bill was passed unanimously and without amendment on Friday night with 28 votes for, none against and no abstentions.

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