Previous articleMan detained following drugs seizureNext articleLimerick semiconductor company expands to create 150 new jobs admin Twitter NewsLocal NewsMan released after drugs findBy admin – June 14, 2009 435 Email Print Linkedin WhatsApp A 27-YEAR-old man who had been questioned by Gardai following a drug find in the Garryowen area on Friday has been released without charge.Gardai found the drugs during a planned search of the area at 5pm on Friday. The operation is part of the ongoing investigation into criminal gang activity in the city.The man was detained at Roxboro Garda station under Section four of the Criminal Justice Act.A file is being prepared for the DPP. Advertisement Facebook
Captain Shella Mae Sangrines,spokesperson of the Iloilo City Police Office, said the blaze gutted the policestation’s Women and Children’s Protection Desk (WCPD) office. These firefighters are making sure they have completely put out the fire that hit the police station in Molo, Iloilo City on Feb. 3. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN ILOILO City – Fire razed the policestation in Molo district yesterday afternoon. Sangrines said police were not able tosave police uniforms, a firearm and important papers from the fire. She addedthat police officers on duty were out in the field for beat patrollingduring the incident. Arson investigators have yet to identifythe cause and origin of the fire as of this writing./PN Authorities immediately vacatedthree inmates who are detained inside because of the thick smoke. She said that thick smoke was first seenbillowing from the WCPD office around 2:40 p.m. The WCPD is located in the second floornear the lockup facility of the police station.
COMMENT Press Trust Of India FOLLOW US Former world champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu notched up the women’s 49kg category gold medal to open India’s account at the 6th Qatar International Cup on Friday. The 25-year-old Chanu won gold with an effort of 194kg in the Olympic qualifying silver level event, the points from which will come in handy when the final rankings for 2020 Tokyo Olympics cut are done. To qualify for Tokyo, a weightlifter must compete in at least one event in each of the three periods of six months (spread over November 2018 to April 2020), at least six events overall and in at least one gold and another silver level event.READ | Global Sport Doping Cases Up 13% In 2017: WADAChanu’s performance on Friday was, however, way below her personal best of 201kg which she lifted during this year’s World Championships in Thailand. The 2018 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Indian managed to register only one clean lift in both the snatch and clean and jerk categories. She manged to lift 83kg in her second attempt in snatch event but then failed to clear 87kg in her final try.READ | Cody Rhodes Confirms All Elite Wrestling Are Interested In Signing Luke HarperIn the clean and jerk section, Chanu lifted 111kg in her first attempt but was unable to heave 115kg and 116kg in her final two attempts. The French duo of Anais Michel (172kg) and Manon Lorentz (165kg) took home the silver and bronze medals respectively. Earlier this year at the World championship, Chanu had breached the much anticipated 200kg mark by lifting her personal best in all three section. In snatch she lifted 87kg followed by 114kg in clean and jerk for a total of 201kg. China’s Jiang Huihua (212kg) had won the gold.READ | Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand Reveals His Constant Pre-match RitualChanu, who had won 48kg gold at the 2017 edition in Anaheim, USA with an overall effort of 194kgs, returned to action in February following a lower-back injury. She had missed the World Championships and Asian Games in 2018 owing to a back injury. The Manipuri had also clinched the gold medal in 49kg at the EGAT Cup, which was the first of the six Olympic qualifying events for her. READ | Tokyo Olympics Say Costs $12.6B; Audit Report Says Much More SUBSCRIBE TO US WATCH US LIVE Written By Last Updated: 20th December, 2019 17:41 IST Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Wins Gold At Qatar International Cup Former world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu notched up the women’s 49kg category gold medal to open India’s account at the 6th Qatar International Cup LIVE TV First Published: 20th December, 2019 17:41 IST