A member of the Mounted Branch unit of the T&T Police Service has died two days after he fell off a police horse while at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain.
Police Constable Lennox Mohammed, 51, was involved in an accident while riding a horse on Tuesday.
Mohammed, who had eight years service with the TTPS, resided at Cantaro Village, San Cruz.
Mohammed spent all his policing career at the Mounted and Canine Branch.
While the actual injuries he sustained or the cause of the death were not revealed, his colleagues took to social media saying the officer died as a result of the fall.
Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, and the Executive of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), in a release issued yesterday, extended condolences to the family, friends and colleagues, of Mohammed, who is survived by his wife Nadine Cassandra Mohammed, two sons and a daughter.
Supt. (Ag), Jeffery Hospedales, of the Mounted and Canine Branch, described Mohammed as, “A very passionate officer who would be greatly missed by his colleagues for his unwavering commitment to duty and professionalism.”