Motorists immediately began spending more for diesel yesterday.
Smokers, drinkers and online purchasers will also be doing likewise—paying more—from October 20.
A man accused of sexual assault was shot dead this afternoon while he was sitting in the gallery of his Blanchisseuse Road Home.
According to police reports, around 2pm Baliram Ramoutar, 43, of Temple Village, Blanchisseuse Road, Arima was sitting in his gallery when a man walked up to him.
Ramoutar was shot several times. He died on the scene.
The murder toll is now at 67.
Ramoutar was accused of sexual assault. He was killed one day after getting bail for a sexual offence charge.
Inspector Maharaj, Inspector Gyan, and ASP Mack are currently on the scene.