Teacher shot dead during anti-drug op in North Cotabato
Teacher shot dead during anti-drug op in North CotabatoJohn Unson(Philstar.com) – September 25, 2020 – 5:36pmCOTABATO CITY, Philippines — Anti-narcotics agents shot dead a public school teacher in a bungled entrapment operation Friday in Midsayap, North Cotabato.Lt. Col. John Calinga of the Midsayap municipal police office said the fatality, Jake Placibe, 23, died from multiple bullet wounds.A team of combined police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-12 personnel were forced to neutralize Placibe for resisting arrest.Placibe pulled out a gun when he sensed he had sold 14 sachets of shabu ...
Saudi woman runs a seamless op to meet military demands
RIYADH: Turfah bint Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi is the first Saudi woman to obtain a license from the General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) for a military outfit factory.The owner of Sondos Al-Dibaj factory, Al-Mutairi has a bachelor’s degree in textile engineering and started working in the field after graduating. She is now specialized in military equipment, including clothing that can protect against weapons of mass destruction and biological weapons, as well as fire-resistant clothing.“My company is among the first five companies to get licensed in the field of military industries by...
Honduras seizes 900kg of cocaine in joint op with Colombia
Tegucigalpa (AFP) - Honduras said on Monday it had seized 900 kilos (1,984 pounds) of cocaine in a joint operation with Colombia.Military and police authorities intercepted a fishing boat on Sunday in the eastern department of Gracias a Dios.The cocaine was stashed in hidden compartments, the armed forces said. Three Honduran crew were arrested. "In the space of a week (authorities) have seized 1,707 kilograms of drugs," said the criminal investigation agency in a statement.On July 20 authorities found 800 kilograms of cocaine in a plane that landed on a hidden runway in the Gracias a Dios dep...