Reports this morning that an off duty police officer who had been plying his maxi taxi for hire in the Maloney area, has killed a gun toting criminal and wounded another.

The identity of the suspects are yet to be revealed, however an image of one of the assailants- the suspect who was killed, has surfaced on social media.

News Power Now understands that the incident occurred at around 12:30 this morning. The off duty policeman who is the owner of the maxi and had been plying the vehicle for hire at the time and repeatedly reached for his service revolver, firing at the men. One of them was killed while the other was taken to the Arima hospital where he is said to be under police guard.

We’ll have more on this story as information comes to hand.


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