Alleged narco-trafficking lands woman on remand

first_imgA woman who reportedly had ganja in her possession at the Bartica Police Station was on Tuesday remanded to prison when she appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.The charge against Elcy Indra Vigilance of Lot 67 C Wismar Housing Scheme, Linden stated that on September 29, 2018 at Bartica Police Station she had in her possession 489.9 grams of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking. The 25-year-old woman denied the charge when it was read to her.The prosecution’s case was that on September 29, 2018 about 16:40h two Policemen noticed the woman acting in a suspicious manner at the Bartica Ferry Stelling. The Constables approached her and invited her to the Police station, which is a short distance away to conduct a search of her belongings.During the search, a yellow plastic bag wrapped in clear scotch tape which contained leaves and seeds were unearthed. As such, he was arrested and charged.In court on Tuesday, the Police Prosecutor objected to bail citing the seriousness and prevalence of the offence. Chief Magistrate McLennan upheld the prosecution’s submission and remanded Vigilance to prison. The case will continue on October 17, 2018 at the Bartica Magistrate’s Court.last_img read more

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Ronaldo returns to lead routine Real win

first_imgThe Portuguese doubled his tally from the penalty spot before Sergio Ramos’s overhead kick rounded off the scoring.Real move to the top of Group H alongside Tottenham Hotspur, who ended their Wembley hoodoo with an impressive 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund.Ronaldo described the length of his ban as “persecution” on the part of the Spanish football federation and his absence has been felt by Real in profligate performances in being held at home by Valencia and Levante.Real boss Zinedine Zidane admitted that the club’s failure to replace Alvaro Morata had left his striking options limited, particularly in the absence of Karim Benzema through a hamstring injury.However, with Bale excelling back on the left, Ronaldo filled that void as he swept home at the back post from the Welshman’s cross.Ronaldo then headed into the side-netting from a similar position from another Bale delivery moments later.Real suffered an injury setback midway through the half as Mateo Kovacic limped off to be replaced by Toni Kroos.And the hosts’ rhythm was disrupted as they struggled to create more clear-cut chances against the dogged Cypriot champions before the break.Ronaldo thought he had doubled his tally a minute into the second half as his volley from Dani Carvajal’s pinpoint cross came off the underside of the bar, but didn’t cross the line despite his protests.Madrid’s luck turned moments later when Roberto Lago was very harshly penalised for handball from Bale’s deflected cross and Ronaldo smashed home the resulting penalty.Ronaldo showed his hunger for more goals as he retrieved the ball from the net and raced back to the halfway line.However, it was Ramos who struck next in acrobatic fashion from point-blank range.Ronaldo thought he had bagged an eighth Champions League hat-trick when he swept home Luka Modric’s cross, but was denied by the offside flag as Real had to settle for three as they began their quest for a 13th European Cup. 0Shares0000Ronaldo took his tally to 106 goals in the Champion League by opening the scoring. Photo/DMMADRID, Spain, Sep 13 – Cristiano Ronaldo wasted no time in showing Real Madrid what they have been missing during his five-game domestic suspension, by scoring twice as the holders began their Champions League defence with a routine 3-0 win over APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday.Ronaldo, banned for pushing a referee after being sent off in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup, opened the scoring after just 12 minutes from Gareth Bale’s low cross. 0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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