A CHAGUANAS businessman has been charged with receiving iron material belonging to the Ministry of Works and Transport.
Sumit Chadha, 32, of Chaguanas was charged on Thursday after being arrested at his Cunupia business place on Wednesday. He is expected to appear in court today.
The charges follow a police investigation into the report of a quantity of iron materials being stolen from the MOWT compound in Caroni, during the period July 29, 2022 and August 2, 2022.
Based on information, officers proceeded to a scrap iron business in the Cunupia district, where they successfully recovered the stolen materials on Wednesday.
The accused and another person were arrested in connection with the matter.
Chadha was charged by acting Sgt Ali of the Central Division.