Trinidad & Tobago: Prison officer draws weapon on pensioner

A prison officer is being questioned after he allegedly drew a firearm on a 72-year-old man. 

The incident took place at about 6.25pm on Monday and allegedly over a land dispute. 

Officers of the Northern Division Task Force reportedly observed a scuffle along the Priority Bus Route, near the Eddie Hart Grounds between two men. 

One of the men – a 48-year-old prison officer – was seen brandishing his firearm. The armed individual, on seeing the police, identified himself as a prison officer. 

He informed the officer that the older man had confronted him on two occasions. 


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