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Woman power dominated the annual Mother s
Day show held at the Centre of Excellence on Sat-
At the helm were two of Bollywood's playback
singers, Samir Date and Dipalee Somalya, who both
sang either singles or duets of the famous songs by
legendary Indian icon Mohammed Rafi.
Some of the hits included Naina Barse, Jhumkaa
Gira Re, Suhani Raat, Ye Mera Prem Patra, Jo Wada
Kiya, Jhil Mil Sitaroka, Dewanna Hua Bada, Sau Sail
Pehele and Lak Kaa Gales.
Indar Kanhai's Trishul Indian Orchestra held the
spotlight, with Kanhai rendering several Indian clas-
sics, singing solo and at times with his sister Nandini
Kanhai and Nelisha Ali.
Khanai's 90-minute stay on stage was entertaining.
In his usual style, he maintained total balance, was
smooth and mellow.
The show was not going to be complete without
the late Sundar Popo's immortal song titled Mother's
Love which was rendered by junior chutney enter-
tainer Anthony Batson.
Rafi Mohammed, noted East Indian promoter and
cultural activist, said in each of his shows, whether
it is Valentine, Mother's or Father's Day show, he
organises his performers "all of whom offer profes-
sional presentations on the stage."
Also on stage was Canadian singing sensation
Date has been described as a prolific stage per-
former throughout the world with concerts spanning
from the Caribbean to USA, Canada and the East.
He has worked with India's Yash Chopra, Asha
Bhosle and other major Bollywood artistes.
Somalya stormed the citadel of music at the age
of nine years walking away with scores of coveted
prizes and awards for her adeptness on stage.
being dizzy, weak and
He was noted to have
a medical history of
and prostate problems.
The court documents
stated that between 3 am
2009, "while the
deceased was in the sole
care and a patient of the
hospital, in breach of the
duty of care owed to him
by the defendant to
ensure his safety, the
deceased was allowed to
walk out of Ward 12 of
the hospital and leave."
The next day, around
8 am, Leacock's daughter
Felina Baptiste found her
father's hospital bed was
neatly made up and he
was not in it.
When Baptiste asked
a male nurse for her
father, according to court
documents, she was
casually told: "He walked
out of the hospital last
Baptiste made a miss-
ing-person report at the
San Fernando Police Sta-
tion and she and other
relatives searched unsuc-
cessfully for him.
Around 11.45 pm that
night (May 3) Baptiste
went to the police station
on request of the police.
The police told her that
a body fitting her father's
description had been
found in a drain at Cipero
Street, San Fernando.
She was taken to the
San Fernando mortuary
where she positively
identified the body as
that of her father. An
autopsy by pathologist
Dr Valery Alexandrov
revealed the cause of
death as hypoglycaemic
shock due to complica-
tions of deregulated dia-
In the lawsuit, Leacock
is claiming general dam-
ages, damages under the
Injuries Act, aggravated
damages and special
Guardian www.guardian.co.tt Monday, May 13, 2013
Magisterial District of St.
Special Licensing Session
(Liquor Licences Act 84:10)
Notice is hereby given that by
lawful authority under the provi-
sions of the Liquor Licences Act
84:10, the Liquor Licensing
Committee for the Magisterial
District of St. George East has
appointed Wednesday the 05th
day of June 2013 at 9.00 o'clock
in the forenoon at the Tunapuna
Magistrates' Court as the day,
hour and place at which a
SPECIAL SESSION will be held
to hear and determine the appli-
cation of LISA PARIA of #7,
Figuier Building, East Grove
Valsayn for a certificate authoriz-
ing her to carry on the business of
a Special Restaurant in respect
of premises situate at 16-18
Eastern Main Road, Tunapuna.
Dated this 26th day of April 2013
at the Tunapuna Magistrates'
Liquor Licensing Committee
St. George East
Engineering & Construction
seeks professional persons
in the following areas:
Candidates with PLEA, TIBOSH
and ISSOW certification would
be given preference.
Applications should be sent to:
17 parcels of freehold land (not contiguous)
comprising a total of 312 Acres 2 Roods 13
Perches and known as La Pastora Estate locat-
ed in the upper parts of the Lopinot Hills near
the Lopinot Heritage site and straddles the La
The essential services of water, electricity and
telephone are nearby for most parcels and is
readily available for some.
1. The property is being sold "as is" without any
responsibility of the vendor to provide statutory
approvals, surveying data or warranty on its
suitability for use for any purpose.
2. The property is being sold subject to any existing
tenancies, occupancy or encroachments however
created or formed.
Telephone Nos. 662-4286/4020
Officer #38 Ext. 5419
Send sealed Bids to:
The Properties Officer
Sale No. 13/2013
#34 Southern Main Road, Curepe or
P. O. Box 72, Port-of-Spain
BIDS MUST FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES HEREIN GIVEN TO
ENSURE THAT THEY ARE DULY CONSIDERED
Bids must be received by 3.00 p.m on 2013 May 23rd.
No late bids will be accepted
Unsuitable bids will not be acknowledged
The mortgagee does not bind itself to accept the high-
est or any offer. The property will be sold subject lo all
rates, taxes and other outgoings that may be due at the
time of the sale.
High Yield Funds as at May 10, 2013
Income and Growth Funds as at May 10, 2013
Income Funds as at May 10, 2113
The widow of a
patient, whose naked,
bruised and bitten body
was found in a drain the
day after he walked out
of San Fernando General
Hospital, has filed a neg-
ligence lawsuit against
the South West Regional
Lyris Leacock, the
widow of Kenneth Lea-
cock, 81, initiated legal
action when her attorney
Rekha Ramjit & Associate
filed a lawsuit on her
behalf, in the San Fer-
nando High Court.
The widow is blaming
negligence on the part of
the hospital staff for her
She is contending the
SWRHA breached its
duty to ensure that her
husband was safe and
properly supervised and
According to court
documents, Leacock was
admitted to Ward 12 of
the San Fernando General
Hospital on April 22,
2009, via referral from
the Princes Town District
He was suffering from
cations, resulting in his
Missing patient found dead in drain...
Women shine at
Mother's Day show
Indian singer Dipalee Somalya performs during
Saturday night's concert.
PHOTO: SHASTRI BOODAN
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