Victor Sooknarine (Image courtesy TTPS)

Victor Sooknarine was charged with malicious damage and will appear in court today. Details follow in this press release from the TTPS: 

VICTOR SOOKNARINE of Jankie Trace, Las Lomas was charged with malicious damage in the amount of $43,500. He is scheduled to appear at the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court today. 

The charge was laid by Constable Padmore after extensive investigations were conducted into an incident that occurred on Tuesday 31st August, 2021.  

Around 8:30 pm a Las Lomas resident heard someone shouting at the front of his home. He came out onto his porch and allegedly observed a man whom he knows, standing next to his blue Nissan Wingroad vehicle which was parked in front of his house. The male suspect allegedly threw a clear liquid from a plastic bottle onto the vehicle. He then allegedly took a lighter and set the vehicle on fire. 

The victim made a report and officers of the Las Lomas Police Post led by Cpl Mohammed and PC Padmore responded and arrested the suspect. He was subsequently charged for the offence.