One of the two bandits shot and killed by police officers following a robbery yesterday, has been identified as Alex Keegan from Couva.
According to reports, four men entered the First Rounds Liquor Mart at Chin Chin Road, Cunupia around 4.25 pm and robbed business owner Imran Ali, his wife Savitri Ramkissoon and businesswoman Samdaye Ali.
Two of the men who were armed with guns, beat Mr Ali and took a quantity of jewellery, an undisclosed sum of money and one Apple IPhone 6 Plus from him and his wife.
Officers entered the premises and called on the four men to surrender, however they refused and began shooting at the police.
The officers returned gunfire hitting two of the men, who were taken to the Chaguanas Accident and Emergency Department where they succumbed to their injuries while undergoing treatment.
The other two men escaped on foot, however one of them was captured and taken into police custody.
The stolen items were recovered and identified by the victims. They also identified the deceased as the men who robbed them.
Police are continuing to search for the remaining armed suspect who is still at large.
A nude bullet ridden body has been discovered near the Port of Port of Spain. Police sources say that officers arrived on the scene at about 10.20 am.
The body is male of African descent, and was found face down in a shallow drain. Up to news time, the DMO had not yet arrived on the scene.
Police continue to investigate the matter.
A 22 yr old female from Southwestern division was with her boyfriend at Los Iros beach yesterday, when four men approached them.
The four suspects, who were armed with guns and cutlasses, proceeded to attack the couple.
Her boyfriend ran away, leaving the young lady, who was then taken to another location on the beach where she was gang raped by all four men.
When the men left, she made her way to the Erin Police Station shortly after midday, and made a report.
She was then taken for medical treatment and remains hospitalized.
Police are in search of the men.