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A man who allegedly slapped a woman several
times and bit her was denied bail by a San Fernando
Andy Rodriguez, who claimed he lives in a night
shelter, pleaded guilty to assaulting the woman.
But after the prosecutor read the facts Rodriguez
denied hitting or biting the woman and a not guilty
plea was entered by the magistrate.
The incident allegedly took place last Friday at
Arcade Mall, High Street, San Fernando.
It is alleged that the woman had an altercation
with Rodriguez, who then slapped her several times
on the left side of her face, and bit her the left forearm.
She was treated at the San Fernando General Hos-
Rodriguez was arrested and charged by PC Shiv-
When asked by Deputy Chief Magistrate Mark
Wellington whether he heard the facts read by pros-
ecutor Cleyon Seedan, Rodriguez said he did not.
When asked whether he slapped or bit the woman,
Rodriguez said he did not.
"I did not give no woman no several slaps. The
woman attacked me," claimed Rodriguez who said
he lived in a night shelter at Ruth Avenue, San Fer-
The magistrate remanded him in custody for the
police to verify his address.
The matter was transferred to the Sixth Court for
which lingered across
parts of central Trinidad
on Sunday night have
dissipated even as the
ment Authority (EMA)
and the National Gas
Company (NGC) contin-
ue to monitor air quality
in the area.
When the T&T
Guardian visited the area
yesterday, access to
Camden Road was
blocked to facilitate road
However, two investi-
gators from NGC said
they were trying to ascer-
tain from where the
fumes were coming. Say-
ing there was no evidence
to suggest the fumes
were caused by a gas
leak, the source said: "We
have no gas line in this
area that is operational.
So far, we have no idea
as yet to explain how the
Along Rivulet Road,
three workers from Trin-
weld Contractors Ltd
were preparing a four-
inch NGC line to supply
the children s hospital in
Couva. Foreman Anthony
Dyette said the line was
not yet functional.
However, he said it was
being connected to an
eight-inch gas line close-
by.Several residents of
Couva called on the NGC
to continually monitor
gas levels in the district.
Randy Dinnoo, of Cam-
den said: "This is a highly
developed area and we
need to have constant
monitoring of air quality.
The EMA has to do its
job." Dinnoo also said
that the gas fumes were
especially high between
12.30 pm on Sunday to
"It did not smell like
normal gasoline fumes.
It was stronger than that.
It spread across several
areas and we were very
disturbed about it," he
added. He also said
upgrades were being
done at the heliport while
drag racing was also
going on at the time.
Slyvia Khan, of Bal-
main, said while driving
along the Couva Main
Road, the smell was nau-
seating. "We had to leave
the house," she added.
No bail for
Mystery gas fumes in Couva
Ltd prepare a
gas line along
Couva South MP Rudranath
Indarsingh said yesterday the fumes
had dissipated. He said the National
Operations Centre (NOC), the Office of
Disaster Preparedness and
Management (ODPM), and the EMA
were continuing investigations.
"I have constituents who are
monitoring the situation and as of now
the fumes have dissipated," Indarsingh
Chairman of the EMA Dr Allan
Bachan said yesterday inspectors have
been monitoring the gas levels in the
He added: "We are doing air quality
tests and we are trying to ascertain the
cause of the fumes. We are also
working closely with the NGC." He said
the NGC's valve station in Couva had
been shut down while tests were
Director of NOC Garvin Heerah in a
message on Sunday said the Savonetta
Fire Station co-ordinated a response.
He said while the results of the air
quality tests were safe, the
intensification of the fumes was
irregular. He also said that Fire Services
were not satisfied the emissions were
due to nitrous or other fuels being used
in the Camden drag-racing strip.
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