Laventille East/Morvant MP Adrian Leonce has verbalized his support for residents who are calling for an investigation into unacceptable behaviour by the police service. He has however condemned any nefarious activity that is associated with the protest action.

Mr. Leonce has said that persons in the community are emotional over the police related killings at this time. He said residents of the area chose to express their frustration and hurt by way of protest action on Monday.

Meanwhile, speaking during a news conference a short while ago, National Security Minister, Stuart Young said thorough investigations have been launched into the incident. He commented on the present uprising in Port-of- Spain, saying the National Security Ministry and its agencies, inclusive of the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment are doing what is necessary to safeguard citizens and bring order back into the city.