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"They let the man who bounce
down and kill my wife go. I want
justice!" Primdath Sookoo said
after he received a telephone call
that the teenaged driver who
allegedly struck and killed his wife
on Saturday was released from
the Mayaro Police Station.
Darling Arjoon, a URP checker,
and her family were on their way
to Mayaro beach to celebrate her
48th birthday and her son's 26th
birthday when an accident claimed
her life and left seven family mem-
Arjoon's sister, Vicky, remains
warded in serious condition at the
Sangre Grande Hospital. Everyone
else was treated and discharged.
Police confirmed that a statement
was taken from the driver and on
instructions from the Director of
Public Prosecutions he was released
pending further investigations.
On the brink of tears yesterday
at his Britto Trace, Brothers Road
home, Sookoo recalled that 12 fam-
ily members left in three cars to go
to the beach. Sookoo and his wife
were in different cars.
Sookoo said ataround 3 pm at
Bristol Village along the Naparima
Mayaro Road a car struck his son
Ravi Churkoo's car. His wife,
daughter-in-law Vida Ramnanan
and her brother Vijay Ramnanan,
were passengers in that car.
He said his son pulled alongside
the car to talk to the driver about
reporting the accident to the police.
He said when they came out of
their vehicles some of them were
knocked down by a vehicle when
ended up in a drain.
Sookoo said he ran to his wife
who was unconscious and bleed-
"There was blood everywhere.
Her heard buss up. I lift her up and
put her in the car. On the way to
the hospital I give her two sip ah
water and then she pass away in
my arms," he said.
"My wife did not deserve to die
like this. I want justice. I need jus-
tice for this. I am so shocked by
Sookoo said he and Arjoon had
been in a common-law-relation-
ship for the past 26 years and have
three children. Their 17-year-old
daughter was also injured in the
He said the police have not
yet taken any statements from the
An autopsy is expected to be per-
formed on Arjoon's body today at
the Forensic Sciences Centre, Port-
of-Spain and her funeral is ten-
tatively planned for Wednesday.
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Husband cries for justice
Woman killed during birthday outing
Primdath Sookoo recalls the how his common law wife Darling Arjoon was
killed at Bristol Village, Mayaro, on Saturday, as his daughter Kavita and other
relatives look on at their home at Britto Trace, Brothers Road.
PHOTO: KRISTIAN DE SILVA
Darling Arjoon was killed in a
vehicular accident at Bristol
Village, Mayaro, on Saturday.
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Shoppers at Excellent Stores, Port-of-Spain wait in line to pay for items at an after Christmas sale.
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$22,000 in batteries stolen
Police are searching for a battery
thief who stole $22,000 worth from
a business place in Cunupia over the
Police said at around 4 pm on
Christmas Eve, Gangaram Sooknanan
left 14 trucks with batteries at Sat Sais
Company Ltd and went away.
When he returned around 7 am on
Saturday, the batteries were missing.
PC Augustus is continuing investiga-
pedestrian at gunpoint
A 44-year-old pedestrian was
robbed of his valuables at gunpoint
by a passenger in a car on Saturday.
Police said at around 7.30 pm, Alan
Ramlogan, a construction worker, of
Cunupia, was walking east along Samp-
son Trace when a blue Nissan B 16
with three male occupanys pulled up
alongside him. Police said the back seat
passenger came out of car, pointed a
gun at Ramlogan and robbed him of
a $850 casio watch and wallet con-
taining $143 in cash.
Cunupia police officers are investi-
Passenger robbed in taxi
A Freeport mechanical technician
was robbed while travelling in a PH
taxi on Saturday night.
Sudesh Lutchman, 47, told police he
boarded the white Nissan Sunny at St
Mary's Junction, Freeport. A front seat
passenger turned around and robbed
him of $200 cash and his bank and
The driver drove around with him
for a while before dropping him off at
Bejucal Road, Charlieville.
WPC Plante is continuing enquires.
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