The Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service claims the video circulating on several media platforms relative to the recapture of escapee, Anthony Seepersad, was not staged.
In a release issued this afternoon the Prison Service said the following –
– The joint exercise was co-ordinated and executed by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service and the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service
-The exercise was executed based on intelligence-led policing and was analysis-driven
-The exercise led to the eventual recapture of the escapee who was considered a threat to public safety
-The Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service maintains its resolve to utilize all measures feasibly possible, to ensure public safety and national security
-The Joint Police and Prison Intelligence Team (JPPIT), established in 2019, have borne pertinent results in its collaboration and will continue to be utilized.