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Trinidad & Tobago: Two teens among three charged with attempted murder

Two juveniles and a 21-year-old man were arrested and charged with conspiracy to murder, attempted murder and shooting with intent when they appeared virtually before Sangre Grande Magistrate Brambhanan Dubay on Wednesday.

The trio was detained for the shooting of Roger Meloney. The victim was said to be taking a bath on February 8, 2021, when a gunman shot him four times. Meloney was taken to the hospital where he was treated and subsequently discharged.

Inspector Callender and Sergeant Harper of the Sangre Grande Police Station conducted investigations into the matter.

Several persons were held and interviewed and based on advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, 21-year-old Jamal Edward of Quash Trace, Sangre Grande, was charged for conspiracy to murder, attempted murder and shooting with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

The other two suspects, both 16-years-old, were also charged with the same offences.

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