Albouystown resident jailed for assaulting Cop, robberies

first_imgA 26-year-old miner was sentenced to three years imprisonment when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday.Twenty-six-year-old, Orin Ridley of Lot 173 Campbell Street, Albouystown, Georgetown , was found guilty on two counts of robberies and assault. He was on trial before Magistrate Annette Singh, who ruled that after perusing the evidence she found him guilty of all four charges.Orin RidleyThe first charge stated that on March 12, 2019 at Lot 173 Campbell and Sussex Streets, Georgetown, Ridley wounded Police Constable Clive Clarke with intent to prevent lawful apprehension.It was further alleged that on the same date and at the same location, Ridley assaulted police constable Nigel Reid with intent to prevent lawful apprehension.The third charge stated that on January 31, 2019 at Albouys Street, Albouystown, Georgetown, Ridley while being armed with a firearm, robbed Saneka Ramlakan of articles amounting to $24,600.The last charge stated that on the same date and location, while being armed with a firearm, he robbed Akash Ramlakan of a pedal cycle valued at $18,000 property of the said Virtual Complainant and used personal violence towards him.The magistrate sentenced Ridley to three years for robbery with violence; three years for robbery under arms, one year for wounding a peace officer and one year for assaulting a peace officer.However, the sentence will run concurrently, which means Ridley will only be spending three years behind bars.last_img read more

Alex Iwobi signs new long-term Arsenal deal

first_img0Shares0000Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi (left) has signed a new long-term deal at the Premier League club © AFP/File / Ian KINGTONLONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 3 – Alex Iwobi has signed a new long-term deal at Arsenal, the Premier League club announced on Friday.Arsenal did not specify the length of the deal for the 22-year-old Nigeria international, who came through the ranks with the Gunners, but reports said it would run until 2023. Midfielder Iwobi scored three goals in 26 league games under the now-departed Arsene Wenger last season.“It’s always been my childhood dream to represent Arsenal,” he told Arsenal Player. “To get an extended contract is an amazing feeling and I hope I’m doing the Arsenal family proud, as well as my family.”Iwobi, the nephew of Nigeria great Jay-Jay Okocha, played in three of his country’s matches at the World Cup in Russia.“I’m very pleased Alex has signed a new contract with us,” said new boss Unai Emery.“He is a great example of a player who can succeed from the academy through hard work and I look forward to working with him and our other talented young players in the squad.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more