Police’s Job Is To Ensure Social Distancing, Law & Order, They Can’t Be Burdened To Bring Files When Accused Has Received Same Under S. 207 CrPC: HP High Court

first_imgNews UpdatesPolice’s Job Is To Ensure Social Distancing, Law & Order, They Can’t Be Burdened To Bring Files When Accused Has Received Same Under S. 207 CrPC: HP High Court Sparsh Upadhyay6 May 2021 9:49 PMShare This – xImage Courtesy: PatrikaObserving that once the accused receives documents under Section 207, CrPC free of costs, then the State cannot be burdened again and again to bring the police file along with police officials¸ the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday (May 6) refused to grant bail to a murder accused. The Bench of Justice Anoop Chitkara noted that the requirement of police is more to maintain social distancing and law and order and that they can’t be burdened again and again to bring the police file along with the police officials, that too in COVID phase as it will put an unnecessary burden on the infrastructure. Facts in brief The allegations against the petitioner are that on 28th June 2020, in midnight, one Sumo came from Haripur side, and the driver tried to cross the bridge, however, since the bridge was on the higher pedestal, as such, chamber of Sumo struck with the concrete, due to which, oil started leaking. One Mukesh Paswan told them not to drive the vehicle from the bridge because it was under construction, on this the said persons told him that he is posted DC of the area and started hurling abuses to him. After fifteen minutes, all the three occupants of the vehicle (including the bail applicant), came there with sticks and said that laborers (involved in the construction of the bridge) were doing Gundagardi in the area and started beating them. After that, all the laborers started running to save themselves from the beatings, however, they caught hold of Rohit (deceased) and he fell down in a Nallah (creek) 25-30 feet down. Further, on 24th June 2020, all these people compromised the matter between them, however, on 28th June 2020 at midnight, Rohit (deceased) became extremely unwell and he was brought to Mission hospital, where doctors said that he was dead. Based on these allegations, the Police registered the FIR. Court’s order The Court perused the bail petition, and noted that a report under Section 173 of Cr.P.C stood filed and the documents were supplied to the accused under Section 207 Cr.P.C, but despite that, the counsel for the petitioner chose to file a fresh summary of challan coupled with a post-mortem report. The Court further remarked, “For the reasons best known to the petitioner, his counsel did not bring to the notice of the Court entire police report as received by him. To consider the arguments of learned counsel for the petitioner, this Court needs to go through the alleged compromise, statements of other witnesses and injured persons recorded under Section 161 of Cr.P.C. The Court also needs to go through the site plan of the spot from where they fell down.” Thus, the Court observed that it would be highly unsafe to deny or allow the bail petition based on the skeleton documents, placed by counsel for the petitioner. With this, the petition was dismissed with liberty reserved to the petitioner to file a fresh petition, by annexing the complete police report. Case title – Amit v. State of H. P. [Cr.MP(M) No.830 of 2021] Click Here To Download OrderRead OrderTagsHimachal Pradesh High Court Justice Anoop Chitkara Section 207 CrPC Next Storylast_img read more

Exoneree Roosevelt Glenn shares story of wrongful conviction

first_imgThe Notre Dame Exoneration Project partnered with the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) on Tuesday to host a lecture by Roosevelt Glenn, who was convicted for a rape he did not commit in 1993. The lecture kicked of NLG’s annual Week Against Mass Incarnation, which, according to its website, serves to promote the organization’s call for “the dismantling and abolition of all prisons and of all aspects of systems and institutions that support, condone, create, fill or protect prisons.”Glenn said his story began in 1989, when Northern Indiana experienced a string of “bump robberies” and rapes. Men would stage a car accident with a victim, attack them and steal their car, he said. Investigators found green coveralls from Glenn’s place of employment at a crime scene and made arrests at a factory safety meeting.“People walked in, dressed nice in shirts and ties. I thought I was getting an award because I had pulled a guy out of a conveyor belt,” Glenn said. “When they said Roosevelt Glenn, I said, ‘Hey, that’s me,’ then [heard], ‘Get on the ground.’”Police did not tell Glenn what he was being arrested for until they reached the station, he said.“I kept thinking, ‘What was going on?’” he said. ”I always believed in the system. I told them I didn’t need an attorney. I hadn’t done anything.”Glenn said DNA evidence could not link him to the crime scene, but he was still taken to court one month later. After a hung jury could not reach a verdict, the prosecutor secured hair from the crime scene similar in appearance to Glenn’s, as well as three witness testimonies from men in jail who claimed he had confessed to them.“I would have convicted me,” he said. “They got the blood type, they got the hair, they got the overalls. I just kept thinking ‘How could it happen to me?’”Glenn was convicted and sentenced to 17 years in prison. After 10, a class of law students led by Indiana University (IU) professor Frances Watson took on his case. Glenn said her attitude was completely different than the lawyers he had dealt with in the past.“The professor gave me new life,” he said. “She said I didn’t have to convince her of my innocence.”A retest of the hair from the crime scene took over five years due to intervention from the State, Glenn said. The IU law students also learned the prosecutor withheld evidence misrepresenting the case, yet still the judge denied their petition for Glenn’s release.“The judge said it’s not enough — petition denied,” Glenn said “I heard my mom crying, so I had to be strong. I told her, ‘Don’t worry. I’m coming home in another year anyway.’ I completed my sentence and came home.”Glenn’s team continued to work on the case and, on Jan. 30, 2017, he was exonerated.Glenn said the experience changed the way he looked at the legal system, which he said he had always respected and admired before.“It’s really hard,” he said. “When you’re growing up in the neighborhoods I grew up in, no one really trusted the police. But I never had a bad encounter, so I believed the system would work. And I got a reality check.”Glenn said his wrongful sentence and registration as a sex offender was equally hard on his family.“You can ask my sister, who put her life on hold to defend her brother whom she knew was no rapist,” he said. “You can ask my wife, who had to tell the children that Dad won’t be home for 17 years. You can ask those little children, whom I left at eight, seven and two, how hard it was for them to hear about their dad being a rapist.”Young lawyers need to change the way society thinks about the courtroom, Glenn added.“It’s not everybody, it’s just some people,” he said. “The mindset has to be changed … it’s not about winning. It’s not a game, it’s not notches in a belt. You’re destroying family lives, real people.”In light of his experience, Glenn said he is hopeful for the future of law in this country.“Professor Watson, she’s the only one in this state trying to help people,” he said. “But the state of Indiana has [been] put on notice. The Notre Dame Exoneration Project is up and running.”The Week Against Mass Incarceration continues Wednesday and Thursday. Students can visit the Eck Law School Commons from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to write letters to exonerees.Tags: national lawyers guild, Notre Dame Exoneration Project, wrongful convictionlast_img read more

Put an end to scavenging – Irwin’s Humphrey wants ISSA to stop big name teams from ‘buying’ top players

first_img Rules needed WESTERN BUREAU: Straight-talking Dwaine Humphrey, the assistant football coach at Irwin High School, has taken the establishment to task for allowing what he calls the predatory habit of some schools scavenging better players from less recognised institutions to boost their chances of winning the daCosta Cup. Humphrey told The Gleaner that the practice has left several schools with little chance of ever competing on a level playing field. “I am extremely angry because these so-called top coaches and schools for whom they work are given credit for work they have not done,” he said. “How many of these coaches really can boast of taking a player from scratch and making that player a top potential? Not many can. It is the coaches who groomed these players and taught them the basics who should be given credit, and as soon as that player becomes an asset to the school, big-name coaches scavenge them away,” said Humphrey. Irwin High, known as the Group A beating stick, were put to the sword in an 8-1 mauling by Cornwall College on Saturday’s opening day and then soundly thrashed 4-1 by St James High on Tuesday. They, according to the no-nonsense coach, number among such victims and he wants the body that governs local schoolboy football, the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA), to put an end to the practice. He said scouting is a natural part of most sporting disciplines but added that some order must be there for the rule, noting that the practice of ‘buying’ a player is shadowing what occurs in the professional football world. “I may come across as a sore loser, but that’s far from the truth. I believe in giving youngsters a fair chance. Small schools with limited resources cannot do that because they are always being scavenged,” Humphrey said. “It’s like small, unrecognised coaches and small schools are employed to these big-name coaches and their schools. ISSA needs to take a long look at it because it cannot be fair to some schools,” argued Humphrey. In addition to the players’ ability, schools from which they are ‘bought’ also lose a student who could help bring the school’s average up. “When you scavenge, or as they ‘buy’ a player, they are not just taking a footballer, they are taking away a student. How then can that be fair to these schools. What chance will that school have of becoming one of those A-Class institutions? “They are swiping the most academically inclined players also, which cannot benefit the small schools such as the Irwins and the Anchovys,” the coach said. He noted that until schoolboy football goes professional, which, under certain statutes, will never be the case, ISSA must come up with a concrete plan to at least limit the practice to give small-name schools a chance to succeed not just in football, but through academics as well.last_img read more

Overturned lorry causes delays on busy Donegal road

first_imgA LORRY has overturned on a busy Donegal road this morning.The lorry flipped onto its side on the R251 near Dunlewey at around 8.30am.The incident has caused disruption to motorists with the road surface now said to be hazardous. There are no reports of any injuries. Overturned lorry causes delays on busy Donegal road was last modified: November 12th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

Fishing the North Coast: Gamble pays off for Cove tuna seekers

first_imgCaptain Jake Mitchell of Sea Hawk Sport Fishing had a hunch, and it paid off in a big way. On Tuesday, despite a mediocre forecast, he ventured from Shelter Cove out to the Gorda Valley where the water was warm and hopefully loaded with tuna. “The wind was forecasted to stay outside of the 125 line, so I figured it was worth a shot,” Mitchell said. “I had some pretty salty clients and let them know there was a good chance we may not make it out to the warm water. They didn’t care, they wanted …last_img

Is the Evolution of Bacterial Resistance a Just-So Story?

first_imgEvolutionists frequently point to the emergence of bacterial resistance to antibiotics as an example of Darwinian evolution occurring right under our noses.  Bruce R. Levin of Emory University, writing in the Sept. 10 issue of Science,1 is not so sure about that.  He points out that cells might just have a built-in mechanism to shut down growth and reproduction in times of stress (the SOS response), to minimize the damage from toxins in the environment.  He points to two studies in the same issue that indicate how noninherited resistance to antibiotics can be generated without reference to Darwinian natural selection.    What’s more interesting in his report is his rebuke against fellow Darwinists who leap to unsubstantiated tales of evolution to explain how these mechanisms come about.  His final paragraph states:It is easy to concoct just-so stories to explain the evolution of a mechanism that, like the SOS response, produces quiescent cells that are refractory to lethal agents.  Yet it seems unlikely that ampicillin was the original selective force responsible for the evolution of the induction mechanism observed by Miller and colleagues.  A bigger challenge to those in the evolution business is to account for the generation of lower fitness cell types when they do not provide an advantage to the collective, like the persisters of Balaban et al. in the absence of antibiotics.  Then again, just like people, bacteria do some seemingly perverse things that are not easy to account for by simple stories of adaptive evolution. (Emphasis added in all quotes.)1Bruce R. Levin, “Microbiology: Noninherited Resistance to Antibiotics,” Science, Vol 305, Issue 5690, 1578-1579, 10 September 2004, [DOI: 10.1126/science.1103077].Thank you, Dr. Levin, for your well-aimed rebuke to the Darwin Party.  So you see, it is not only creationists who accuse the Darwinists of laziness in concocting just-so stories whenever a phenomenon presents itself.  One might almost think Levin is a secret reader of Creation-Evolution Headlines.  We agree; if you want just-so stories, read Kipling, not Science.    It might be noted that perversity is in the eye of the beholder.  Levin says that “bacteria do some seemingly perverse things that are not easy to account for by simple stories of adaptive evolution.”  To the bacteria, it might be that the Darwinians are the perverse ones.  They might be complaining, “these lazy storytellers dishonor us by claiming to be our descendants.” (Visited 19 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

Unpacking “Inspiring excellence in sports and creative industry” at the 2018 Nation Brand Forum

first_imgBrand South Africa successfully hosted the third Nation Brand Forum at the IDC in Sandton on Thursday 11th October 2018, under the theme: Inspiring excellence in sports and creative industry.Industry experts in their respective fields of arts, film, dance, music and fashion honoured their invitation and attended to engage, collaborate and find a cohesive approach to enhance the nation brand image.In her opening address, Brand South Africa’s Board Trustee, Ms Mudithambi Ravele, applauded the country’s strong brand image enablers for their hard work domestically and internationally.She emphasized the importance of an aligned vision, “to ensure the success of our country and for the betterment of all”.Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Pinky Kekana delivered a message of encouragement saying that; “every country has to nurture its strengths. Similarly, South Africa is rated highly in the sports fraternity as well as in music, arts and storytelling. It’s been proven that strong brands are strongly associated with excellence in the delivery of its selling proposition”.Sylvester Chauke, Founder of DNA Brand Architects and one behind many successful brands, left the audience in awe, when he unpacked the Nation Brand reputation and image through case studies. One of these included  the moving video of recording breaking middle-distance runner Caster Semenya #JustDoItThe Nation Brand Forum took a different approach this year and kicked off with a panel discussion focusing on how to leverage South Africa’s strengths to compete and advance South Africa’s reputation.  Sports Commentator Thabiso Tema, moderated a panel that included; FNB Head of Sponsorship, Bonga Sebesho, Choreographer and award winning dancer Paul Modjadji, Musician Sibongile Khumalo, Fashion Designer, David Tlale, Film Producer, Harriet Gavshon.Taking to social media to share highlights from the discussion under the #NationBrandForum18. The audience shared;@the_sithe Oct 11 @DAVIDTLALE , says the Tlale brand had to 1) decide what it stand for, 2) what narrative to tell and 3)how do it stand out. South Africa has to have institutions that impart skills , wisdom of how to better compete as South African brands on a global front #[email protected] Oct 11Hope is not a strategy – @ThabisoTema #[email protected] Oct 11#NationBrandForum18 it’s necessary for all forms of art to be aggressively marketed. Highlighted the importance of partnership and local collaborations to grow each other’s industries. Maintain good quality products and service to be globally [email protected]_Senzo Oct 11“Meaningful Collaborations assist in taking our different brands into bigger audiences “ #PaulModjadji #NationBrandForum18Following which, the guests were afford one-on-one breakaway sessions under the tags and facilitators;Breakaway 1: Music – Facilitated by Zwai Bala ‏ @LeboLion_SA Oct 11 “What we do tends to be treated like a hobby and not a profession” – Mam’Sibongile Khumalo talking about how South African society tend to view creative professions. #NationBrandForum18          Breakaway 2: Sports – Facilitated by Kass Naidoo and KC [email protected]_SA Oct 11  In the Sport breakaway room, moderators @kassnaidoo and @kcmathoma have posed the challenge to delegates to, by the end of the session, come up with six insights on how we can use the Nation Brand to enhance sports. #NationBrandForum18          Breakaway 3: Arts, fashion & Heritage – Rosie Motene @Nto_B Oct 11 ‘Think global act local’ words from discussion happening in the breakaway session (Arts, heritage and fashion) led by @RosieMotene #NationBrandForum18 @Brand_SA               Breakaway 4: Film & Broadcast – Facilitated by Eric Miyeni          ‏ @matalane Oct 11 SA has a unique story to tell the world. Through our thriving & innovative film industry the SA narrative can educate the world about SA. #NationBrandForum18 @Brand_SA @EricMiyeniFeedback by these facilitators gave way to the understanding that despite the work under way, it is important to remember that the work never ends. The country’s image is the responsibility of all its citizens.As, radio personality, Ashraf Garda took to the mic, to reiterate that “Champion People Build Champion Nations. We need to link our personal successes to our country.”Brand South Africa’s Acting Chief Executive Officer, Ms Thembi Kunene – Msimang, gave a vote of thanks, she commended the team and said that continuous dialogues need to be had to represent ourselves as a strengthened Nation Brand.“Ladies and gentleman thank you so much on behalf of Brand South Africa, today was profound. We are competing with a lot of countries, but the best that we can do is really be who we are, naturally out there and representing our true selves to the world” said Ms Kunene – Msimang.Follow the conversation #NationBrandForum18last_img read more

Input care and management crucial in a tight farm economy

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest The economics of the situation looking forward for commodity agriculture will require careful planning and management to maximize yields and profitability while minimizing risks and costs per bushel.“We have to make a plan to think about how to move forward including a clear business plan that includes goals, timelines, and ‘what ifs,’” said Neil Bentley, director of marketing for BASF. “Break even is in sight. We need to think about how we make smart decisions and make sure you have a stewardship plan in place so you can be successful.”Key inputs need to be managed with great care to balance return on investment, environmental stewardship and product longevity. BASF has developed strategies for field-to-field planning to protect plant health.“With plant health, the key thing we are trying to understand is how to put the right plant health application on the right acre,” said Megan Andriankaja, project manager for BASF. “Growers know every acre is different and it requires different products and different investments. We want to work with growers so they know exactly how our products work.”Weeds obviously hurt the chances of maximizing yield and BASF is moving forward with Engenia that offers a unique low-volatility, low-rate dicamba solution for dicamba-tolerant soybeans.“Controlling broadleaf weeds in a broadleaf crop has always been a challenge,A panel discussion featuring the Ryan family from Illinois and some of the key third-party advisors highlighted the value of fungicides, weed control and input management in maximizing farm profitabilitybut we now have a way to effectively control glyphosate resistant broadleaves in soybeans,” said Chad Asmus, technical marketing manager for BASF. “But you have to include multiple modes of action with a residual up front to preserve the herbicide and maximize yield potential. There are a whole host of management strategies. Some of the key practices are identifying the target weed, applying when the weeds are at the labeled height of four inches and avoiding drift.”Check out Dale Minyo’s interviews on the farm economy and how to address the challenges on the farm.BASF Dr. Megan AndriankajaBASF Chad Asmus Technical Marketing ManagerHere is a nice Ohio Department of Agriculture comparison of Dicamba-Based Herbicides highlighting proper herbicide application.Engenia and XtendimaxDo not apply this product aerially. Do not harvest or feed soybean forage within 7 days of final application. Do not harvest or feed soybean hay within 14 days of final application. Must check web site for acceptable tank mix directions within 7 days of application. Do not tank mix if tank mix partner product labels prohibit it. Do not tank mix with products such as ammonium sulfate or urea ammonium nitrate. Must check web site for acceptable tank mix directions of drift reduction agents (DRA). Must check with DRA manufacturer to determine if DRA will work with required nozzle, spray pressure, and spray solution. Do not mist, drip, drift, or splash onto desirable vegetation. Must use only Tee Jet TTI110004 nozzles at max. pressure of 63 psi or nozzles/pressures on web site. Do not use less than 10 gallons spray solution per acre. Do not exceed 15 mph application ground speed. Do not exceed boom height of 24 inches above target weed or crop canopy. Do not apply during temperature inversion. Do not apply at wind speeds greater than 15 mph. Must be familiar with local wind patterns and how they affect drift. Must maintain a 110’ downwind buffer from sensitive areas. Do not apply where drift may occur to food, forage, or other plantings that may be damaged or crops rendered unfit for sale, use, or consumption (i.e. no tolerance established for non-target crop). Do not allow contact with foliage, green stems, exposed non-woody roots of crops, and desirable plants, including beans, cotton, flowers, fruit trees, grapes, ornamentals, peas, potato, soybean, sunflower, tobacco, tomato, and other broadleaf plants, including plants in a greenhouse. Do not apply when wind is blowing toward adjacent commercially grown dicamba sensitive crops, including but not limited to, commercially grown tomatoes and other fruiting vegetables (EPA crop group 8), cucurbits (EPA crop group 9), and grapes. Must monitor interaction of equipment and weather related factors to maximize on-target spray deposition. Must dispose of all rinse water according to local, state, and federal requirements. (on Engenia main label, not supplemental) Do not count days when the ground is frozen for crop rotation restrictions (on Engenia main label, not supplemental)Engenia Xtendimax Do not apply if rain is expected within 4 hours after applicationDo not apply if rain is expected within 24 hours after application Do not tank mix with anything other than water except as permitted on www.engeniatankmix.comDo not tank mix with anything other than water except as permitted on www.xtendimaxapplicationrequirements.com Do not add adjuvants that will further decrease pH or acidify the spray< 3 mph – Only apply if steps have been taken to confirm that a temperature inversion is not presentDo not apply at wind speeds less than 3 mph.Do not apply when 10-15 mph wind is blowing toward neighboring sensitive crops.Do not apply when 10-15 mph wind is blowing toward non-target sensitive crops.Must maintain a 220’ downwind buffer from sensitive areas (Xtendimax only at the 44 oz. per acre rate).Must survey application site for neighboring sensitive areas before application. Must survey application site for neighboring non-target susceptible crops before application.The applicator must also consult sensitive crop registries to identify any commercial specialty or certified organic crops that may be located near the application site.Must clean equipment immediately after use by the label- prescribed triple rinse procedure.last_img read more

Understanding Credit Scores and Credit Reports

first_img7605.9%$1,187$427,320 5909.3%$1,653$595,080 By Jennifer Hunter, Ph.D., University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension ServiceMany people are aware that their credit score is important but they really do not understand how it is derived or how to build a strong credit score. Your credit score is an indicator of the likelihood that you will be able to repay a loan according to the original loan terms, or in other words, the likelihood of you making your full monthly payment on time. The higher your credit score, the more likely you are to qualify for the most desirable loan rates. Credit scores are often used to determine credit worthiness for home mortgages, vehicle loans, and credit card applications.Your credit score is based on your credit history and can range from 300 to 850. Credit score can be a deciding factor for whether a lender qualifies you for a loan; furthermore, it can directly impact the price you pay for the loan, which could include a higher interest rate, larger down payment, mortgage insurance, and additional fees.A formula is used to calculate your credit score, which includes your payment history, your current amount of debt, the length of your credit history, the number of recent inquiries to your credit report, and the types of debts you have, such as credit cards and home mortgages.A good credit score can make a big difference in the amount paid over the life of a loan. Consider the following example for a 30-year fixed rate $200,000 home mortgage. FICO ScoreInterest RateMonthly Payment30 Year Amountcenter_img Over the lifetime of this loan, a borrower with a 590 credit score would pay $167,760 more than a borrower with a 760 credit score.If you are spending on credit, you need to make maintaining a good credit score a priority. Your credit score is directly linked to the items that appear on your credit report. It is possible for inaccurate information to appear on your credit report, which can hurt your credit score.Your credit history or credit report is compiled by a credit-reporting agency. Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax are the three major credit-reporting agencies. Your credit report contains information about your payment history to creditors and the amount of credit you currently have available. Furthermore, public record information such as bankruptcies, foreclosures, tax liens, and court-ordered child support may also appear on your credit report. Credit reporting agencies acquire information for your credit report from retail store credit accounts, credit card companies, mortgage and finance companies, utility accounts, landlords, cell phone companies, and collection agencies. Lenders review this information to determine if and how you have repaid other loans in the past.Most information will remain on your credit report for seven years; therefore, it is very important that you check your credit report regularly to be certain there are not any errors. You are entitled to one free credit report per year from each of the three main credit-reporting agencies. Instead of requesting a report for each agency at the same time, order one at a time, spread out over the course of 12 months. If you time it right, you could request a free credit report every four months. There are several ways to obtain a free credit report. Be careful about responding to ads on television and on the internet. You can receive a free copy of your credit report online at www.annualcreditreport.com or by phone at 1-877-322-8228.You may also request a copy by mail by submitting an online request form and mailing to Annual Credit Report Request Service. You do not need to request your credit score to ensure the accuracy of your credit report.If you are denied credit due to a poor credit history or a low credit score, there are things you can do to rebuild your credit worthiness, including paying your bills on time and reducing your debt. To build a good credit history, be certain you make at least the minimum payments on all of your debts. You want to pay all of your bills on time every month, including credit cards, utilities, car payments, and rent payments. Double check your credit report to ensure that your payments are being reported accurately.Finally, it is important to realize that there are other reasons for being denied a loan. It is always a good idea to schedule a meeting with your lender to identify the specific reason. Once you identify the reason for being denied, you may be able to pursue different financing options available from other financial institutions or government lenders.Watch the recording of our May 2016 webinar Credit Scores: What’s New?Contact Jennifer at [email protected] 6507.2%$1,358$488,880last_img read more

Kings whip Bolts, grab 1-0 start

first_imgNU shoots for crown, perfect run Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Another crucial factor for the authoritative win was Ginebra’s defense on Allen Durham, whom the Kings held down to 27 points, just 10 in the first half where Ginebra made its most damage. Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Read Next Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa View comments PBA IMAGESLUCENA—Too big, too quick and too deadly, Barangay Ginebra couldn’t have come up with a more intimidating statement to start its PBA Governors’ Cup title series against Meralco Friday night.The Gin Kings were all over the Bolts right from the get-go and battered the Bolts black-and-blue, 102-87, at Quezon Convention Center here to seize a 1-0 start and also put a huge dent in the enemy’s psyche with the second game just two nights away.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Kings closed out the first period with a bang and jumped to a 40-23 lead in the second quarter after a Brownlee basket that buried the Bolts in a hole they were never able to climb out of.Meralco, the elimination round topnotcher, tried repeatedly to get back in the contest, narrowing that gap to within four in the dying seconds of the third after a four-point play by rookie Mike Tolomia.But a barrage of triples gave the Kings a 96-75 lead going into the final 5:05 and completely knocked the wind out of the Bolts.Game 2 is slated Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, and the Bolts would need to find an antidote to Ginebra’s imposing size and impeccable shooting if they want to avoid falling 0-2 behind.Only three franchises in the league’s history have defended the Governors’ Cup, with Ginebra looking to join the company of sister teams San Miguel Beer and San Mig Coffee and the Alaska Aces.ADVERTISEMENT Justin Brownlee scored 32 points, had 19 rebounds and missed a triple double by four assists to headline the unforgiving Kings, who led by as large as 21 for the emphatic Game 1 win in their grudge rematch for the season-ending title.The Bolts would now have a long road trip back to Manila, where they will have to pick up the pieces and figure out what went wrong, as the series-opener not a few tipped would be close got out of hand early.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAnd the way Ginebra played—and dominated—actually surprised coach Tim Cone, who said that he expected a “rusty” team to go out there.“I was surprised that we played this well,” Cone said after getting five players in twin digits. “I was surprised that we controlled the game from start to finish.” Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City LATEST STORIES MOST READlast_img read more