The 32-year-old Vernel Delicano wastaken to the Victorias City police station after he failed to show pertinentpapers showing his legal ownership of the weapon, a police report showed. Prior to his arrest, Delicano was caughtviolating curfew hours around 11:50 p.m. on March 29, the report added. BACOLOD City – Police nabbed a man forillegal possession of firearm in Barangay 13, Victorias City, NegrosOccidental. Responding police officers were able toseize from the suspect an improvised shotgun. BY CYRUS GARDE and Mae SINGUAY Delicano was detained, facing chargesfor violation of Republic Act 10591, or the Comprehensive Firearms andAmmunition Regulation Act and for violation of curfew./PN
Nations Cup action is due to begin at 3 o’clock later this afternoon. Ireland will be represented by two Tipperary men – the Olympics-bound Greg Broderick and Denis Lynch. Cian O’Connor and Bertram Allen are the other members of the team that will jump third today behind the United States and Great Britain. Team Ireland currently lie in sixth place in the Nations Cup series, with Dublin being their last event where they can pick up points. Seven of the 10 countries that have competed in Europe Division I this season will qualify for Rio.