Summons for persons held in ‘Zesser party’  to be issued by the end of the week

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Summons for persons held in ‘Zesser party’ to be issued by the end of the week

The Central Division of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) today commenced compiling the relevant information and requesting summonses for the persons held at the Zesser Party last weekend.

A TTPS release this afternoon indicates that an investigations is being conducted following the detention of over 250 people at the Zesser party held in Kelly Village, Caroni, last
Sunday morning. The exercise of obtaining and serving the summonses, is expected to be completed at the end of the week.

The TTPS said head of the Central Division, Senior Supt Curt Simon, is taking this opportunity to inform persons who have been charged that the onus will be upon them to attend court virtually on the date stipulated on the summons.

Persons can contact the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court, the Court and Process Office, Chaguanas, or their attorneys for the virtual links.

He further warned, “In the event that defendants do not attend court, the investigators in the matter will be seeking to obtain warrants for their arrests to have them brought before the court.”

He also reiterated that Central Division police officers are in the business of maintaining law and order, crime prevention, and the reduction and elimination of disorder.

Central Division Police along with other units of the TTPS, including Special Operations Response Team (SORT), the Multi-Operational

Police Section (MOPS), and the Anti-Gang Unit were involved in the exercise at Kelly Village, Caroni, on Sunday morning where more than 250 persons were held at a Zesser Party, in violation of the Public Health Ordinance Regulations.