TT government rushes to Parliament to repeal controversial clause

Cabinet met in a special meeting on Tuesday and afterwards Attorney General Anand Ramlogan in a brief statement told reporters the legislation was designed ‘to dynamite the log jam that exists in the magistracy that is crippling the criminal justice system”.

The government said that the Parliament would meet on Wednesday to repeal the contentious clause within the legislation.

Earlier, Opposition Leader Dr. Keith Rowley told a news conference that if the government failed to convene a session of Parliament “within 48 hours”, the opposition People’s National Movement (PNM), which had had already written to the police, would “stage a demonstration of citizens outside the office of the prime minister on Thursday morning”.

He said citizens would later march to the official residence of President George Maxwell Richards “to present to him a signed petition on behalf of traumatised citizens…who seek protect from the vulgar and corrupt action of the Kamla Persad Bissessar government”.

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