TTPS says protest … but don’t break the law

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TTPS says protest … but don’t break the law

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) says that it is aware that several groups are planning protest action, scheduled for today at various locations across the country.

Via a media statement the TTPS says it recognizes that the right to protest is fundamental to the growth of any democracy and while it is the right of persons and groups to protest, these actions must be done within the confines of the law.

It said the TTPS is charged with maintaining law and order therefore police will be monitoring these planned protests to ensure persons obey the law.

In this regard, the TTPS further advises that any criminal laws broken during planned protest activity will be treated with the full sanction and brunt of the law.