BCPO links 4 brgy execs to illegal drugs

first_img“Dependena ina sa natungdan, kabalo na sila kon sila na ukon indi,” addedLeonardia. Lieutenant Colonel Ariel Pico,spokesperson of the Bacolod City Police Office, bared this on Monday, sayingthese officials are under investigation and surveillance over their involvementin narcotics and other illegal activities. He revealed that Canlas had beenincluded in Police Station 2’s drugs watchlist since 2018. For the time being, Pico said, theidentities of these individuals are being withheld.  For his part, Mayor Evelio Leonardiais hoping that authorities could provide the city government a copy of the listso they can make their assessment. Pico said as of now, there are nopersons of interest in Canlas’ murder but they are looking into three possiblemotives in the killing of the village official. But they would not automaticallyconclude that this was the reason behind the killing, said Pico. center_img BACOLOD City – Four village officialsin this city allegedly have links to the rampant illegal drug trade. “Our number one priority is thecampaign against illegal drugs. We are not the judge here, but we are appealingto those who are included in the drug watchlist to surrender to authorities,”Pico stressed. On Saturday, village councilman RomeoCanlas Jr. of Barangay 2, was shot to death by unidentified men while having adrinking session with Barangay 26 councilman Reno Delarna. He also warned those who are involvedin the illegal drug trade to “better run for their lives.” The incident may have been sparked bya personal grudge or politics, particularly since the victim was theneighborhood’s top kagawad, headded./PNlast_img read more

The Latest: Australia’s NRL rugby to restart on May 28

first_imgThe Bangladesh-Australia series is the second in the world championship to be postponed. England returned home from Sri Lanka last month at the start of the outbreak.___Southampton has become the first Premier League club to announce its players will defer some of their salaries amid the coronavirus pandemic.The Premier League had wanted all squads to take a 30% pay cut but the move led to a standoff with the players’ union.The league has been indefinitely suspended. April 9, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Australia’s rugby league championship plans to restart on May 28. The NRL has been suspended since March 23.The governing ARL Commission also says it intends to play a full three-game State of Origin series.Commissioner Wayne Pearce says they wanted to set a date and then work on finalizing a competition. It will depend on border restrictions in New South Wales and Victoria states and New Zealand opening up.Pearce says “a date is to give certainty to players and their schedules, clubs and thousands of people who are out of work through clubs and millions of fans.”He says “the situation is changing dramatically and we need to get moving. It is in the best interests of our clubs, our players, our stakeholders and importantly our fans that the competition resumes as quickly and as safely as possible.” ___Australia’s two-test cricket tour of Bangladesh in June has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.The first test was to start on June 11 in Chattogram. The second from June 19 in Dhaka.Both were part of the world test championship. The final of that tournament is scheduled for next June. Trying to find a new slot for the tests will be a challenge.Cricket Australia CEO Kevin Roberts says “the global cricket calendar is very busy but we will do everything we can to honor our commitment to Bangladesh and will continue to work with the BCB on an agreed date.”center_img Southampton says players will defer part of their salaries in April, May and June “to help protect the future of the club, the staff that work within it and the community we serve.”Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhüttl, his coaching staff and directors will also defer some pay over three months.Southampton says it has “put measures in place to ensure that all staff not deferring part of their salaries will continue to receive 100% of their pay, paid in the normal way until 30th June.”___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 The Latest: Australia’s NRL rugby to restart on May 28 Associated Press last_img read more