The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is today reporting that fraud accused Vicky Boodram has escaped prison custody.
An alert has been sent out to all Customs and Immigration officers to be on the lookout in the event Boodram attempts to leave Trinidad and Tobago.
Boodram has 109 fraud charges pending in the San Fernando court.
It is alleged that a male and female officer went the women’s section of the Golden Grove Prison in Arouca where Boodram was being housed and claimed they came to take her to attend night court. She was released into their custody.
The women is now said to be in police custody while the men remains at large along with Boodram.
Boodram’s estranged husband, Ravi Arjoonsingh, with whom she was a director of Travel and Ship Ahoy Cruise Ltd, was also charged with taking millions of dollars from 109 people through fraudulent means and transferring the money to himself and the company in 2010.
Before these charges were laid, Boodram had appeared at the San Fernando court on two cases of money laundering after she allegedly purchased a $629,000 E-Class Mercedes-Benz and a $2 million house in Palmiste using forged documents.
Boodram also faces three charges of a similar nature in Siparia.
Written and Edited by the News Department