No data to confirm 18 year-olds involved in gangs

No data to confirm 18 year-olds involved in gangs

There is no confirmed data available in the Ministry of National Security regarding persons under the age of 18 align to gangs.

Speaking in the parliament today, Minister of National Security, Fitzgerald Hinds, said he has been advised the Trinidad and Tobago

Police Service has not confirmed any persons under the age of 18 years as gang members.

However, Minister Hinds said the TTPS comes into contact with persons in that age group in circumstances where they are suspects or victims in criminal investigations and through social interventions such as community police and youth groups and other means which urge young people to stay away from that kind of life.

Source: Power News Digital

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