A 53-year-old man was granted cash bail in the sum of $15,000 when he appeared virtually before Magistrate Indra Ramoo-Haynes at the Arima Magistrates’ Court, today, Monday 21st June, charged with seven offences.
The man, who was a former UNC candidate in the 2015 General Elections, was also instructed by the Magistrate to vacate the premises at Fairley Street, Tunapuna, refrain from communicating with the Virtual Complainant, stay 100 meters away from the complainant and her children, and report to the Tunapuna Police Station every Wednesday between 6.00 am to 6.00 pm.
He is expected to reappear on Monday 19th July 2021 to answer the charges.
Wayne Munroe, of Fairley Street, Tunapuna was charged with the following offences:
1. Possession of Firearm to endanger life,
2. Possession of Ammunition to endanger life,
3. Three (3) counts of Shooting with intent to do grievous bodily harm,
4. Two (2) counts of Exposing a child to danger.
On Saturday 19th June, a report was made by his common-law wife to the Tunapuna Police Station regarding a domestic dispute. PC Payne of the Gender-Based Violence Unit was detailed to investigate.
Based on extensive investigations conducted, Munroe was arrested on Sunday 20th June, and his firearm together with 16 rounds of 9 millimetre ammunition were taken away.
The investigation was spearheaded by W/ Supt Ag. Claire Guy-Alleyne, Insp Stanley and PC Payne.