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Guardian www.guardian.co.tt Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Business owners are being
urged to use police escorts
when depositing money at
banks during the Christmas
Snr Supt Cecil Santana told
business owners in Princes
Town that such requests must
be made early to ensure officers
Speaking at the launch of
the Safe Town Initiative for
Christmas at the Princes Town
promenade, Santana said
instructions to provide the
service already have been given
to stations around the Southern
He added: "I want to
encourage members of the
public and the business com-
munity to make use of the
services that are available, not
only at the Princes Town Police
Station, but throughout all the
police stations in the Southern
"I want to invite you, espe-
cially the business owners, that
if ever there is a need for you
to transport large sums to
money, you can call the police
and let them know what you
"I have given instructions that
arrangements must be made to
have police escort you with your
valuables to whatever institutions
you want to take it. We would
not want you to be robbed of
what you worked hard for."
The plan was welcomed by
executive member of the Princes
Town Business Association Ali-
cia Donna Ali. She said while
Princes Town did not have a
high crime rate, there were
instances of purse-snatching
during the Christmas season.
She said a major problem within
the town s shopping centre was
As senior police officers
walked around the town, giving
out safety tip brochures, Supt
Zamsheed Mohammed warned
shoppers about wearing too
He said there were many
purse-snatchers and pickpock-
ets who come out during the
He also warned to be on the
lookout for "ficticious needy
cases" and con artists who
would try to scam people out
of their hard earned dollars.
An excavator driver who plunged over a 40-foot
precipice in Santa Cruz during road repairs on Sat-
urday drowned, according to an autopsy report.
The autopsy also found Hardeo Jaggit, a 32-year-
old father of three, suffered a broken left hip and two
Forensic pathologist Dr Valery Alexandrov said yes-
terday Jaggit became unconscious after he broke his
bones and fell face down in water.
Jaggit, an operator with KGS Enterprises, fell over
the precipice around 4.30 pm and his body was recov-
ered around 2 am on Sunday.
Eyewitnesses told the police Jaggit was attempting
to climb a hill when the excavator lost traction and
fell over the cliff, pushing a white Mitsubishi pickup
Speaking with the media yesterday at the Forensic
Science Centre, St James, Jaggit s widow, Geeta, said
she was happy her husband got to spend time with
his seven-week-old daughter before he died. She said
she found it strange her husband s wallet was missing.
She said he had been paid on Saturday.
She added: "They said he try to control it but it
spin out of control, hit a van and went into the bushes
and overturn. They said it flipped but from what I
see and how it landed it seemed like it just overturn.
"He was a loving person, anyone who wanted help
he would help them. He was a good father to his
children and loved cricket."
Two men and a woman were
denied bail yesterday when they
appeared before an Arima Mag-
istrate charged with possession
of four guns, three kilogrammes
of marijuana and 175 rounds of
Roxanne Edwards, 33, a clerk
at the Port-of-Spain City Cor-
poration, Abraham Alexander,
36, an electrician and 34-year-
old self-employed Anil Joseph
were represented by attorneys
Reynold Waldropt and Raphael
Morgan when they appeared
before Magistrate Debby Ann
Bassaw in the Arima Third Mag-
The trio were ordered to re-
appear in the Port-of-Spain
Magistrates Court tomorrow.
Police said they were held on
November 20 by officers of the
Northern Division after a search
at a house on Coddington Street,
East Dry River, Port-of-Spain.
Police said they found an AK-
47 assault rifle, two Glock pis-
tols, an Uzi sub-machine gun;
three kilogrammes of marijuana
and 175 rounds of ammunition
at the house.
The winning key drawn yesterday on Crime
Watch was 242366.
If your key at the back of your Saturday, Sunday
or Monday T&T Guardian has the number 242366,
you now have until 5 pm today to come to the
T&T Guardian, at 22-24, St Vincent Street, Port-
of-Spain, with your copy of the T&T Guardian
(complete newspaper) containing the winning key
at the back and a photo identification.
You will then appear live on Crime Watch on
between 6 pm and 6.55 pm, where you can either
choose to take the regular jackpot of $12,500 cash
or you can pick one of three suitcases for a chance
to double your jackpot and win $25,000 cash.
Tune in to Crime Watch from 6 pm on CNC3
for the draw of today s number. If the number
drawn during Crime Watch today matches the
number on your key at the back of your today s
T&T Guardian, you win the jackpot.
The Lucky Key 'Pick & Win'
regular jackpot at $12,500
Police advise business owners:
Use police escort
for cash deposits
No bail for trio on gun, ammo, drug charges
Sgt Matthew Haywood, head of the Northern Division Task Force escorts Anil Joseph, left, and Abraham Alexander, to the Arima
Magistrate Court yesterday. PHOTO: ABRAHAM DIAZ
• Do not overburden yourself with shopping bags.
• Be on the lookout for counterfeit money.
• Avoid wearing excessive jewelry.
• Do not use arcades, toy stores and cinemas as daycares as
there may be predators around.
• Put name tags on children in case they get lost while
• Avoid withdrawing large sums of money from banks.
• Avoid walking while talking on cellphones.
• Avoid leaving ladders and scaffoldings around your house.
• Do not leave spare keys under rugs and plant pots.
• If you are going away for the Christmas, buy a security
light or have someone look after your house.
CHRISTMAS SAFETY TIPS
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