GTI student slapped with illegal ammo charge

first_imgA Government Technical Institute (GTI) student was granted bail on Tuesday by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after he was found with ammunition hidden in a $100 bill.Renardo Morgan, of Charlestown, Georgetown, denied the charge which stated that on June 9, 2018 at Lombard Street, Georgetown, he had three rounds of live .32 ammunition without being licensed for same.His Attorney, Nikesha Persaud told the Court that the teen found the $100 bill on the road.However, Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield explained that the teen was seen by ranks acting in a suspicious manner. This led to him being stopped and searched by the ranks. He was arrested and charged. The prosecution is contending that the ammunition was found wrapped in a $100 bill in his left hand.Morgan was released on $10,000 bail. As a condition of his bail, he has to report to the Police Station nearest to his school every day. He will be assigned a social worker.last_img read more

Mumbai City FC creates ISL history, announces away section for fans

first_imgMumbai City FC have become the first team in the history of the Indian Super League to dedicate a section for away fans.In an statement on the club website (, Mumbai City FC said that the section for away fans will be functional from the home match against ATK on December 17 at the Mumbai Football Arena. A total of 200 seats at Stand 4B for away fans will be put on sale.”In an effort to accommodate the supporters of the away teams who play in our Arena, this facility will be available to fans starting Sunday, December 17 in The Islanders next league fixture against ATK,” read Mumabi City FC’s statement.Away fans are always welcome at the Mumbai Football Arena and now, we have a special space designated in the stands for you!Book your tickets here: #TheIslanders #LetsFootball Mumbai City FC (@MumbaiCityFC) December 12, 2017Mumbai City FC CEO Indranil Das Blah said that the move will “ensure the safety and comfort of the away fans”.”We are delighted to have a special section for the visiting team’s fans. It will not only bring a great atmosphere in the stands with both teams getting cheered on but will also ensure the safety and comfort of the away fans, allowing them to have a great, hassle-free matchday experience at the Mumbai Football Arena,”  he said.This action comes after Mumbai City FC fans were heckled at their away match at the Balewadi Sports Complex in the ‘Maha Derby’.advertisementMumbai City FC fans had posted videos on social media to showcase their grievances, as they couldn’t find anyone to register complaints, with the police allegedly acting as mute bystanders.Things getting out of hands here we need separate away stands! Away fans being hit by sticks and stones @MumbaiCityFC @FCPuneCity @gauravmodwel @MumbaiCitySC @IndSuperLeague @footballindia_ Rahul Hatle (@im_rahul13) November 29, 2017Channaiyin FC fans had also shamed themselves when videos surfaced showing fans harassing North East United FC fans at the Marina Arena (Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium , Chennai). The incident had not gone down well with Highlanders’ owner, John Abraham. Two ‘Supermachans’ were promptly arrested by the Chennai Police.Is this how you treat visiting fans @ChennaiyinFC @Supermachans ?? Khalid Mahmood (@TheReal_Khalid) November 23, 2017Mumbai City FC co-owner Ranbir Kapoor called the initiative a “progressive step towards supporting the fan culture in our country” and it will “motivate the away team supporters to flock to our Arena in numbers”.”I am really glad that we could be the first team in the ISL to have taken this progressive step towards supporting the fan culture in our country. It will motivate the away team supporters to flock to our Arena in numbers to watch their favourite teams live in action. We believe this move will create a great atmosphere in the stadium and I am quite sure the fans will definitely appreciate our latest effort to promote football and enhance the fan experience in our home stadium,” he said.last_img read more