Doctor and son on gun and drug charges
PORT-OF-SPAIN – A 63-year-old Nigerian medical doctor and his 28-year-old son were arrested in Arima on Thursday after allegedly being found with marijuana and ammunition.
The men were detained after three kilogrammes of high-grade compressed marijuana and 17 rounds of .44 ammunition were allegedly found in their home in Briggens Park.
According to police, around 9.45 p.m. a party of police officers if the Northern Division Task Force and CID, led by Inspector Baptiste, Sargeant Charles, and Sargeant Pitt, went to the home and executed a search warrant. Police said the illegal items were found in a bedroom.
The doctor and his son are expected to appear before a magistrate in the Arima Magistrates’ Court. Constable Armour laid the charges. (Trinidad Express)