Legal Absurdities

Not pictured: the final red arrow leading to police action. [Image: techtage.com]
Not pictured: the final red arrow leading to rapid police action. [Image: techtage.com]
If a crime happens in Trinidad and Tobago and no one films it, did it happen at all?

I’ve had occasion to ask myself this question several times over the last few weeks as viral video after viral video emerged to prompt the police into uncharacteristically swift action. After all, in a country where a video wasn’t enough to prompt an investigation into a government minister, how is it that things are suddenly moving so smoothly? Maybe we were turning a corner here.

Then came the video of the woman being brutally beaten by a man in an Arima bar. Continue reading “Legal Absurdities”