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Trinidad & Tobago: Six charged with murder of Chinese national

Police said four Trinidadians and two Venezuelans have been charged with the murder of Chinese National Xiangong Phang, during an invasion at the Happiness Grocery at the corner of the Eastern Main Road, and Sixth Avenue, Barataria, on Sunday August 23, 2020.

In a statement issued August 31, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) said the six have also been charged with robbery with violence and burglary. 

The decision to charge the suspects followed a meeting with Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard SC and advice received last Friday.

The TTPS said they will appear before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate via virtual hearing on Tuesday September 1, 2020. The six are:

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