The Opposition Leader lead a walkout of the Parliament after their request for the situation of the crime situation especially the increase in murders and missing persons be discussed as a definite matter of urgent public importance.
Siparia Member of Parliament, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, she said the matter is urgent because there is and anxiety among citizens and the country’s image is being tarnished.
House Speaker, Mrs. Bridgid Annisette-George did not grant the Opposition’s request to get the issue debated at this time in the House of Representatives.
However, this position by the House Speaker promoted verbal resistance from the Opposition and an eventually suspension from the proceedings for both the Siparia MP and the Naparima MP.
Proceedings from the House of Parliament this afternoon