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T&T police interrogate tourism minister

Published:Sunday | March 30, 2014 | 10:23 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Mar. 30, CMC - The police here have been questioning Tourism Minister Chandresh Sharma following reports that he assaulted of his former girlfriend,Sacha Singh.



Singh, the managing director of AMS Biotech Security Concept and AmSure T&T Ltd, met with officers of the St Joseph Police Station on Friday and gave a statement of Sharma’s alleged physical abuse during an altercation on March 12.



The public information officer of the T&T Police Service, on Saturday told the Trinidad Guardian newspaper that an investigation was being conducted by the police against Sharma: “Statements were recorded and the investigation is in progress.”



She said “a charge or charges” may be laid after the investigation.



Sharma’s investigation comes days after former minister of the people Dr Glenn Ramadharsingh was fired by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Tuesday, following allegations of disorderly behaviour on board a Caribbean Airlines flight on March 16.



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