15 held for SoE, COVID regulations breaches


    15 persons were arrested in the Northern and Central Divisions yesterday for State of Emergency and Covid-19 Health Regulations infractions.

    One exercise was conducted between 6pm and 11pm, with attention paid to Maloney Gardens, Oropune Gardens, Bon Air Gardens, Windy Hill, Bon Air West, Trincity, Tacarigua, and Arouca.

    The TTPS says four persons, ages 25 to 50 years old, from D’Abadie and Wallerfield, were arrested for breach of curfew, while a 26-year-old Arouca man, was ticketed for failure to wear a face mask.

    In a separate exercise between 2pm and 6pm in the Central Division, 11 persons were arrested for gathering in a public place exceeding five persons.

    The persons, ages 20 to 40 years old, are expected to be charged and appear before a Couva Magistrate today.