whatsapp-phone-featureAmid allegations of an imminent terrorist plot to attack malls in Trinidad and Tobago between Thursday and the weekend, the authenticity of a voice note that has been circulated on social media and via WhatsApp messenger, remains a cause for concern.

The voice note, which hears an anonymous source relaying a message of precaution to the receiver of the message, indicates that persons should avoid all malls on the weekend.

The Trinidad and Tobago police service has since assured that efforts are being made to authenticate to the voice note.

In a media statement, National Security Minister, Retired Major General Edmund Dillon is calling on all citizens to not be guided by rumours and remain calm and vigilant and report any suspicious activity.

The minister has given the assurance that this country’s intelligence agencies are working to authenticate the origin the alleged threats, and findings will be generated in a timely and accurate manner.