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PM says all was not as it seemed with scrap iron yards

Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, yesterday maintained all was not as it seemed with scrap iron yards…

Her comments came following continued concerns on the Beetham Gardens’ issue…

Mrs. Persad-Bissessar visited Beetham Gardens yesterday following recent search-and-seizure exercises by security forces during the state of emergency.

There have been outcries against the situation by some in the community; even yesterday during the launch of a community programme, an activist appealed for a plan for scrap iron dealers who he said had lost their materials.

But speaking after the man, Mrs. Persad-Bissessar, reiterated a claim which Government made in the Parliament on the weekend…..that thousands of gallons of diesel fuel had been found buried under scrap iron yards.

Mrs. Persad-Bissessar said not everything was as they seemed….