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C news has been informed that an inmate viciously attacked two prisons officers on Saturday morning at Golden Grove Prison.

Sources say that the inmate and a prison officer had a heated verbal exchange which led to the inmate, throwing an object at the prison officer, who was hit on the forehead.

This then led to an altercation between the two, which prompted jeers from other inmates at remand yard.

The jeering alerted another prison officer to intervene, but the other officer was also attacked by the inmate, sustaining injuries about the body.

The riot squad was notified and physical force had to be used to subdue the inmate, who was handcuffed and taken away.

When contacted via telephone on Sunday, President of the Prisons Officers Association, Ceron Richards said he could not confirm or deny whether two prisons officers were attacked, but did say, that prisons officers being attacked by inmates is the norm.

A recent media report indicated that inmates had access to contraband items, such as alcohol, illegal drugs, and cell phones, which the ministry of justice announced it will be looking into.

PNM concerned over election rigging

Dr Keith Rowley has raised concerns over perceived election rigging, voter bribery and mis-steps of the People's Partnership Government at the PNM’s Sports and Family Fun Day at Mandela Park, Port of Spain.

Police are looking for a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a Laventille man on Sunday afternoon.

 

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said her party is ready for battle in the 2015 General Election.

Decomposing body found in Diego Martin

Police are continuing their investigations into the cause of the death of Devon Harewood.

Karim extends helping hand to MDC-UM

Senator the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training will be extending a helping hand to MDC-UM, Trincity Industrial Estate, Macoya which recently suffered over $80 million dollars in damages after a fire destroyed two warehouses belonging to the popular office furniture supplier, and left over 170 employees without a place of work.

For the first time in Tobago's history, a neurosurgical procedure was performed on the island at the Scarborough General Hospital.

Moore misleading on TRHA ambulances

The Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) would like to categorically state that all Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are fully trained, certified and equipped to treat and transport anyone requiring emergency medical attention on the island.

Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) advises customers in parts of Central and South West Trinidad that they may experience a slightly reduced water supply, due to planned electrical maintenance work to be undertaken at the DESALCOTT owned and operated Point Lisas, Desalination Plant from Monday 25th May to Thursday 28th May 2015.

Water and Sewerage Authority advises customers in parts of South-West Trinidad that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Wednesday 27th May, 2015 between the hours of 7: 00 a.m. and 6: 00 p.m.

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