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One man arrested and €45,100 of drugs seized in Limerick

first_imgFacebook WhatsApp Email Twitter Previous articleWeekly Limerick Racing News as Cheltenham loomsNext articleTait House plans to create Galvone Social Enterprise Hub Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie NewsCrime & CourtOne man arrested and €45,100 of drugs seized in LimerickBy Staff Reporter – March 10, 2020 1423 center_img Linkedin Advertisement Print GARDAÍ have arrested a man in his 50s and seized €45,100 of suspected drugs in the Moyross area of Limerick on the 9th March, 2020.As part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in Limerick city, Gardaí from the divisional drugs unit in Limerick, assisted by the armed support unit, executed a search warrant at a house in Moyross shortly after 7.30pm.During the course of the search Gardaí seized €42,000 of suspected heroin and €3,100 of tablets believed to be alprazolam. Mobile phones, bags and a weighing scales were also seized. The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene and brought to Henry Street Garda Station. He is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.last_img read more

Former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi sentenced to life in Prison

first_imgMorsi was found guilty on charges of espionage.Former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has been sentenced to life in Prison.Morsi will have to spend 25 years in jail which is the maximum sentence for life imprisonment .He was found guilty on charges of espionage.The court still has to decide whether to confirm or commute death sentences it handed down against Morsi in a separate case related to a 2011 prison break.General guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie was also sentenced to 25 years in jail on spying charges on Tuesday. The court handed town a total of 17 life sentences on charges of spying.Muslim Brotherhood leader Khairat el-Shater and two others were sentenced to death in the same case.Death sentences were also handed to 13 other defendants in absentia.Deposed President Mohammed Morsi had been preliminarily sentenced to death on charges of escaping from prison.The Court has referred the papers of Morsi and 104 others to the Grand Mufti, Egypt’s top Islamic scholar, for confirmation of the death sentences.Morsi was officially ousted as president by Egypt’s armed forces on July 3, 2013.Following the army’s announcement, which was televised, millions of protesters celebrated countrywide, reportedly shouting phrases like “God is great” and “Long live Egypt.”Not long after the announcement was made, Morsi stated that the Egyptian military’s measures “represent a full coup categorically rejected by all the free men of our nation” via his Twitter page.Morsi’s removal from power led to unrest across Egypt with clashes taking place between his supporters and detractors. The Egyptian government killed some pro-Morsi Muslim protestors during this time.The government also arrested and tried some of his supporters as well. That November, Morsi himself was put on trial for allegedly inciting the murder of several protestors in December 2012.He told the court that “this trial is illegimate,” according to a report in The New York Times. Morsi claimed to still be the rightful president of Egypt. After only one day in court, the trial was postponed until early 2014.last_img read more