A MAN who allegedly threw a flammable liquid on a woman has been denied bail.

Peter Ramjit, 33 of Williamsville, faced San Fernando magistrate Kerianne Byer on Monday charged with throwing a noxious or explosive substance with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, maliciously damaging the woman’s car and larceny of her gold chain.

The alleged offences occurred last Wednesday at Morne Roche Road, Williamsville. Ramjit allegedly threw the substance on the 35-year-old woman, damaged her vehicle with the flammable liquid and tried to set it ablaze and pulled her gold chain from around her neck. The charges were laid by constable Seepersad of the Gasparillo police station.

Ramjit was represented by attorney Sasha Singh who petitioned for bail for her client.

Police prosecutor Sgt Harold Ishmael however objected as he cited the seriousness of the allegations and that Ramjit had a previous conviction for malicious damage.

Byer remanded him into custody until July 24.


The safety of hikers remains an issue of concern for hiking groups in Trinidad and Tobago.

This after several dangerous incidents have affected hikers in recent times.

On Thursday a man and woman were attacked by an armed man at Cumaca Road in Valencia. After his escape, both victims visited the Valencia Police Station to file a report. They were then taken to the Sangre Grande Hospital for treatment.

There are good reasons for allowing the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) contingent in.

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday defended the Government’s decision to grant exemptions for some 250 persons affiliated with the CPL T20 cricket tournament to enter Trinidad and Tobago, while leaving thousands of nationals who want to return outside.

A hawk’s eye will be on the look-out for any Venezuelan who may want to try to vote with a fake Trinidad and Tobago identification card, says United National Congress (UNC) chairman Peter Kanhai.

Kanhai and a team met with Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) officials yesterday.

ONE MONTH after Starlite Pharmacy chief executive Gerald Aboud posted controversial statements on Facebook over the killing of George Floyd in the United States, an international cosmetics brand has decided to pull its products from the store.