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Debate begins on Anti-Gang Bill

Debate begins on Anti-Gang Bill

The proposed Anti-Gang legislation could see conviction based on social media videos.

Debate on the Bill began in the Lower House today, with a contribution by Attorney General Faris Al Rawi.

According to him, many videos have been posted online with persons claiming membership of gangs, and brandishing weapons.

The new law he adds, gives police the power to act based on these.

Audio: Al Rawi Videos 06 12 17

The Bill however is getting resistance from the Opposition.

Naparima MP Rodney Charles believes there are loopholes which can be exploited.

Audio: Charles Loopholes 06 12 17

Naparima MP Rodney Charles.


December 6th, 2017

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