Police Commissioner Gary Griffith and the TTPS have extended condolences on the passing of Acting Inspector Mukesh Sookram.
Mr Sookram was being treated for COVID-19 at the Couva Hospital and passed away today.
He was last attached to the North-Eastern Division as the Inspector in Charge of the Morvant Police Station.
Mr Sookram was conferred two letters of commendation for dedication and devotion to duty in 2005 and 2010, respectively.
He was also academically accomplished, attaining an Associate Degree in Management and a Diploma in Security Administration and Management.
Senior Superintendent of the NED, Winston Maharaj, described the officer as exemplary, stating that he was “always professional and serving with extreme pride.”