T&T: Girl kidnapped by Facebook ‘friend’

Trinidad Express:-MISSING for more than two weeks, 15-year-old Melissa Samlal has contacted her mother, telling a scary story of being taken to an unknown location by a woman she met on Facebook who now refuses to let her go home.

The 15-year-old school dropout told her mother she was picked up, on January 30, by a woman she met on Facebook.

Samlal said she was being kept in a house at an unknown location and wanted to return home.

Her mother, Jennifer Cipriani, said she received a call from her daughter at the weekend.

“She said she met this woman on Facebook and they started chatting. She said the woman kept asking to meet her.

“So Melissa told the woman where she was living and ­invited her to come. But when Melissa went in the car, the woman drive off.

“My daughter said she was in a house with some people and wanted to come home.


  1. Anonymous
    February 16, 2017 at 10:06 am

    You can’t just go off with strangers these days to much strange people shall we say are roaming nowadays.

  2. Anonymous
    February 21, 2017 at 5:47 pm

    why would she even go in the car in the first place and you now met the lady something is wrong but we just have to pray to make this country a better place because these days you must not trust anyone out in this dangerous world and 1 thing my parents always say is never go in strangers car they can say all kinds of things like day no ur parents but for ur own safety don’t even take a chance out in this world cause theses days people will go out and beyond just to rape the young ladies we have especially school children so all I want Trinidad and Tobago is to have less crimes or further more no crimes what so ever