Krishna Ramoutar of Hindustan Road, New Grant has been charged with shop breaking and larceny. The 27-year-old labourer is scheduled to appear at the Princes Town Magistrates’ Court today.

According to police reports, the offence allegedly occurred on May 21st. Around 5 pm, a New Grant shop owner locked and secured her roti shop and minimart on Naparima Mayaro Road. When she returned around 4:30 pm the following day, she discovered a window on the eastern side of the shop pried open.

Further checks revealed several items including food products and cleaning materials valued at $1,968 missing. Officers of the Princes Town Criminal Investigations Department (CID), spearheaded by Sgt Teeluck conducted further enquiries which led to the arrest of the suspect.