The four suspects in custody

Four men tried robbing a supermarket in Cocoyea, San Fernando on Friday night, and completely failed.

At around 9:50 pm Emergency Response Patrol officers received information about a robbery in progress at a supermarket on Fran Street, Cocoyea.

A broadcast was sent out and PC Bhairosingh, PC Beharry, PC Singh, PC Ramkhelawan, PC Ali, and PC Ramkissoon responded.

The officers arrived at the scene and found three men inside the locked supermarket. Two of the three men turned themselves in, while one suspect attempted to escape, but was apprehended by PC Singh of the Guard and Emergency Branch (GEB).


The four were allegedly found with this

PC Ramkissoon discovered a fourth suspect who threw an object.

PC Ramkissoon detained the suspect and checked the area where the suspect threw the object and found and seized one silver and black firearm.

The four arrested for Robbery with Aggravation are as follows:

1. A 27-year-old man of Stone Bright Road, Guayaguayare,

2. A 27-year-old man of Trou Macaque, Laventille

3. A 24-year-old man of Trou Macaque, Laventille and,

4. A 26-year-old man of Trou Macque, Laventille, who will receive an additional charge for Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.


Having lost his eight-year-old sister Mukeisha, ten-year-old Makessi suffered more grief yesterday when a tug of war erupted at Mukeisha’s funeral service over his custody.

Machel Montano kissed his bride Renee Butcher in front of thousands of screaming fans after the two had a second wedding ceremony at his Machel Monday concert at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain.

The couple, who officially married on Valentine’s Day last Friday at the newly refurbished Red House in Port of Spain, staged an artistic re-reading of vows at the final and tenth edition of the famous concert series, aptly entitled “The Wedding”.

Seventh Day Adventist Pastor Clive Dottin was the officiant at the elaborate all-white ceremony designed by legendary masman Peter Minshall.

Supernovas will be the first band performing at Saturday’s Large Bands final of the National Panorama Championships at the Queen’s Park Savannah.

The band is playing an Amrit Samaroo arrangement of “Dear Promoter” recorded by Kees Dieffenthaller and Voice (Aaron St Louis).

The controversial “sea stage” that was being constructed at Maracas Beach has been removed.

The Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (UDeCOTT) confirmed that the structure had been taken down yesterday morning by the promoters of the Karukera One Love Beach Festival.

LIFT visa requirements for Trinidad and Tobago citizens who want to travel to Canada.

This was the request made by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley when he joined regional leaders in Barbados yesterday for the 31st Inter-sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (Caricom).