The Attorney General is today saying that violent crime will continue to grip Trinidad and Tobago unless decisive action is taken.
As such he says that the Opposition’s failure to support the Anti-Gang Act, Legislation bought by him in the Parliament runs counter ito solving the burgeoning problem.
He says that the Anti-Gang Act will target gang related activities which is important to treating with crime.
In 2011 when the Act was first bought to Parliament under the previous Administration Attorney Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj was critical of the Act stating that it could have far reaching consequences and result in the release of those accused of murder.
However Former Attorney General Anand Ramlogan ignored calls to take a second look at it.
Al Rawi said that while it is the same Act that is being brought to Parliament, there have been modifications.
Written and Edited by The News Department.