Point Fortin man caught breaking curfew, went looking for food

Point Fortin man caught breaking curfew, went looking for food

A 23-year-old unemployed man of Point Fortin, who pleaded guilty to breaching the Emergency Powers Regulations 2021, was sentenced to 90 days’ with hard labour.

JOHN OLA TROY-PASCAL, of Ponderosa Drive, Warden Road, appeared virtually before Magistrate Alicia Chankar at the Point Fortin Magistrates’ Court yesterday where she delivered the sentence.

A TTPS report states that PC Persad, in company with other officers of the Point Fortin Municipal Police Station, were on mobile patrol in the vicinity of Moses John Avenue around 9:45 pm on Tuesday 8th June, 2021 when they observed a man walking along the street. The officers approached the man and inquired of him his reason for being in a public place during the curfew period to which he informed them that he went to get something to eat.

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The man was arrested and taken to the Point Fortin Municipal Police
Cap-De-Ville Post where he was charged with the offence.

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