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Blade Runner Challenge: What would you do?

In South Africa, a famous and wealthy Olympian athlete Oscar Pistorius was found not guilty of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, after he said he did know she was behind a bathroom door that he fired four shots through last year. This brings us to the first instalment of Mr …

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Alert judge’s odd fine to abusive ex-husband

Thirty-one-year-old Imamshah Ali’s fine for hitting his former common-law wife with a teacup in her chin, slapping her across her face (both causing injuries) and forcibly shaving her head:  $300 by San Fernando Magistrate Margaret Alert Ali’s fine for throwing a bottle meant for his former common-law wife that hit …

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Small-time thief and mom of three sent to jail… for training

Trinidad and Tobago is presumed to be a safer place today after 24-year-old mother of three, Michelle Cudjoe, was jailed for seven months for snatching a women’s purse, which including a cell phone and cash. Cudjoe pleaded with San Fernando Magistrate Indra Ramoo-Haynes for mercy and claimed she was desperate …

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Mary had a little lawsuit

Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development Verna St Rose-Greaves said the Children’s Bill 2012 has a provision that allows a Children’s Ombudsman to sue abusers on behalf of aggrieved children. St Rose-Greaves did not give details as to how such cases would benefit the young victims, what the impact …

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Oops… I did it again

Fabien James, 23, attempted to rob Soca Chutney monarch KI at gunpoint, was himself shot in the process and then was caught lying to the Magistrate as to whether it was his first offence. James apologized and was particularly sorry about being shot. His lawyer suggested the fact that he …

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Female Magistrate jails addict for cheesy crotch

Magistrate Alicia Chankar gave thief and drug addict, Curtis Bailey, a three month prison sentence for stuffing cheese into his pants crotch with the hope of selling it later. Presumably, Bailey’s girlfriend would not have been pleased with him either. Wired868 accepts that blue cheese is an acquired taste.

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Toilet principal unflushed

Blackman’s Private School principal Arlene Blackman was yesterday charged on two counts of cruelty after allegedly flushing the heads of two students in a school toilet; or, in American jargon, adding First World “intensive, interrogation techniques” to the school’s disciplinary code. Blackman faces a fine of between $5,000 and $10,000 …

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Spiritual ‘conman’ charged

A spiritual ‘conman’ is charged after allegedly telling a Valsayn doctor she had a week to live and, in exchange for prayers, relieving her of $212,000 over the next two months. In other news, the field of alternative non-medicine is attracting more students.

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