Police have no motive for the killing of 30-year-old Andy Ragoobir in St Joseph.

Ragoobir, from El Chorro Road, Maracas, St Joseph, was fatally shot in the yard of his home by unknown men at about 8p.m on Wednesday.

Relatives rushed him to the nearby Medical Associates Hospital but he died before he got there.

Police were told that gunfire was heard at about 8p.m.

The 30-year-old was ‘known’ to police since he was arrested with a gun several months ago.


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Someone also killed a man in Monte Grande, Tunapuna at 8a.m. today.

Residents heard the gunshots and found 45-year-old Anil Basdeo, a coconut vendor.


Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith is urging members of the public to call him at 482-GARY and let him know who has illegal firearms. Griffith said now that the Firearms Amendment Bill has been passed, the police can begin the operational aspect of the legislation.

THERE is a sharp racial turn in the politics in Trinidad and Tobago. Political analyst Winford James, commenting on the results of the latest Nigel Henry poll which reveal a very polarised Trinidad and Tobago, said yesterday: “I cannot tell the last time I read a poll that reflected this degree of polarisation. So there is a regressive kind of behaviour among our tribes.