‘Pusher’ falls in drug bust

first_imgThe suspect was detained in the custodial facility of Police Station 4, facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN Eddie Boy Belibestre, 36, was nabbed in a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay Villamonte, police said. Belibestre – resident of the village – was nabbed after he sold a sachet of suspected illegal drugs to an undercover officer for P400 around 8 p.m. on July 22, the police added. BACOLOD City – He sold suspected shabu, police said. When frisked, Belibestre yielded four more sachets of suspected shabu.last_img read more

Olympic flame handover ceremony for Tokyo 2020 to be held behind closed doors

first_imgAthens: Spectators will not be allowed inside the historic Panathenaic Stadium on Thursday during the Olympic flame handover ceremony for Tokyo 2020, the Greek Olympic Committee said on Monday.The ceremony will take place in the presence of Greece President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and a small delegation of the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, said the Hellenic Olympic Committee. “The Panathenaic Stadium will be closed to the public,” it said. It was earlier announced that the Greek leg of the Olympic torch relay was canceled. The move comes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to a halt to most sporting events worldwide. “Tokyo 2020 has been informed that the Greek leg of the Olympic Torch Relay has been canceled.” IANSAlso Read: An olympic flame lit amid uncertainty due to coronavirusAlso Watch: BJP city committee organizes Coronavirus awareness programme in Guwahati on Monday.last_img read more