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Bandits snatch $500,000 gold chain

first_imgAn Independence Boulevard, La Penitence, Georgetown resident was in the wee hours of Wednesday pounced upon by armed bandits and robbed of his gold chain valued at half a million dollars.Reports are Dandkumar Jeeboo, 34, of Lot 100 Independence Boulevard, was attacked around 01:00h by two armed men.According to reports, Jeeboo was at a family member’s house celebrating a wedding when he was approached by the two men.One of the men pointed a handgun at him and relieved him of the gold chain he was wearing.The bandits then attempted to remove his gold band, but were unsuccessful as Jeeboo put up a fight.After their failed attempt, the men made good their escape north on Independence Boulevard.The matter was reported. Police are presently investigating.last_img read more

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Gilas arrives in Melbourne, gears up for Australia match

first_imgBrace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC AFP official booed out of forum Gilas left for Melbourne late Monday night and arrived after an eight-hour flight before Tuesday morning. LATEST STORIES Read Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:29Police 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 Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH MOST READ NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises Naturalized big man Andray Blatche led the session together with leaders Jayson Castro, June Mar Fajardo, Gabe Norwood, and Calvin Abueva.Also part of the trip were Japeth Aguilar, Allein Maliksi, Kevin Alas, RR Pogoy, Matthew Wright, Jio Jalalon, Carl Bryan Cruz, Kiefer Ravena, and “23-for-23” cadet” Abu Tratter.Gilas Pilipinas takes on the Boomers on Thursday at Margaret Court Arena.ADVERTISEMENT UAAP jrs basketball: NU ends UST’s dream run, books Finals date vs Ateneo Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH View comments Gilas Pilipinas is now on its final preparations for its colossal Fiba World Cup Asian qualifying game against Australia on Thursday.Coach Chot Reyes shared a glimpse of the team’s first training in Melbourne on Tuesday as the Philippine crew finally got its full roster buckling down to work.ADVERTISEMENT Unang ensayo #💪❤ pic.twitter.com/LZLjobO69R— Chot Reyes (@coachot) February 20, 2018FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutlast_img read more