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FLASHBACK - President of the PSA Watson Duke speaks during a press conference at PSA Headquarters, Abercromby Street, Port-of-Spain.
MARK BASSANT

Police officers paid a visit to the Public Services Association (PSA) office sometime on Friday morning.

Sources confirmed the police were on the premises for some time and were bearing a particular document.

PSA President Watson Duke was not on the compound when the police arrived sometime around mid-morning.

Recently, Guardian Media’s UNSPUN program revealed a half a million-dollar payment that Duke had received in three tranches in 2019, after he had promised to resign.  Despite receiving the payment—Duke never stepped down and instead ran for another term and won.

Several PSA members said that Duke went against the PSA Act Section 102 when he received the pension payment but did not remit office.

Guardian Media also understands that there is an ongoing investigation into WASA that also may have prompted the visit of the police officers, who allegedly were from either the Fraud Squad or the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACIB).