Advertisement Twitter Gardaí discovered a gun during a search of the man’s city-centre apartment, after they received intelligence that buildings had been damaged by gunfire three weeks ago.A licensed rifle was seized during the search, and the firearm is being forensically examined by Garda ballistics officers at Garda Headquarters, in Dublin.Gardaí were alerted after a refrigeration unit, located on the roof of a building, which is used to cool food produce in a city-centre store was allegedly damaged by gunfire.Acting on information gardai obtained a search warrant and searched an apartment in the city, arrested a male occupant, and recovered the licensed gun.One strong line of enquiry being examined is that the man was firing out of his apartment window at birds.Gardaí do not suspect properties in the area were specifically targeted.Using a cherry picker, Gardaí examined the facades and rooftops of a number of properties in the Cecil Street, Catherine Street, and Roche’s Street areas, last Wednesday, May 6, as part of the ongoing investigation.A source at a commercial premises, which is based at one of the buildings believed to have been damaged, said they were aware of a Garda investigation into reports of shots being fired in the area.Gardaí have carried out painstaking forensic work on the case and are hopeful of bringing charges, said a reliable Garda source: “There is a lot of ballistics work involved and this will play a big part in the investigation.”When contacted about the matter, a garda spokesman confirmed that “Gardaí carried out a search at an apartment in Limerick City on the 14th April 2020 where they seized a licensed firearm”.The spokesman said, “Gardaí arrested a man, aged in his late 30s, in connection with the discharge of a firearm in Limerick City which caused damage to property”.“He was detained at Henry Street Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939.” TAGSAn Garda SíochánaCrimeLimerick City Thefts of catalytic converters on the rise #crimeprevention RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleLISTEN: Aherne Reflects on Great Time with Aisling AnnacottyNext articleRoyal College of Physicians of Ireland call for pub outdoor areas to become non-smoking zones David Raleigh Woman arrested and €72,000 seized in Westbury WhatsApp Vicky calls for right to die with dignity Gardaí step up operations to tackle Limerick dognappers Print Facebook The arrested man was released without charge pending the preparation of a Garda file to the Director of Public Prosecutions. Rape Crisis welcomes publication of O’Malley report New parklet changes Catherine Street dining experience Linkedin NewsCrime & CourtMan arrested after buildings in Limerick city centre allegedly damaged by gunfireBy David Raleigh – May 11, 2020 1172 A man was arrested and questioned by Gardaí after a number of buildings in Limerick city centre were allegedly damaged by gunfire. Email
By Julieta Pelcastre / Diálogo April 07, 2020 Peruvian Minister of Defense Walter Martos Ruíz inaugurated the headquarters of the Armed Forces Joint Command’s Cyber Defense Operational Command (COCID, in Spanish) in Lima, in late January 2020. The command’s mission is to plan and carry out cyberspace operations to counter attacks against national security.“The unit is equipped with cutting-edge technology and infrastructure for cyberspace protection,” Peruvian Air Force Major General Augusto Calderón Sandoval, COCID commander, told Diálogo. “The war conducted in the fifth domain is asymmetrical and subject to constant threats that affect digital security, information systems, telecommunications, and critical national assets.”COCID’s capabilities include the protection of different technological platforms and information systems from attacks, their recovery in the event of total or partial failure, threat detection, and blocking the use of cyberspace to adversaries, the Ministry of Defense told the press.“Although COCID’s integration and the Cyber Defense Act’s approval are recent, the digital dimension in the Peruvian military dates back many years,” Jorge Serrano, an academic at the Center for Higher National Studies in Peru, told Diálogo. “The operational command has unique capabilities to obtain, process, filter, and interpret vast outputs of information, and then turn it into useful intelligence and share it with anyone who might need it, to neutralize any threats.”Peru is the second most affected country from spyware in Latin America, just behind Mexico, said the Slovakian IT security company ESET. The most frequent attacks include data and banking passwords theft, as well as cryptocurrency mining, ESET added. Between April and September 2019, Peruvian companies suffered more than 3 billion attempted cyberattacks, said the Peruvian economic newspaper Gestión.“COCID works with the private sector to protect critical assets such as basic services [health, water, and electricity] for the population,” Serrano said. According to The Global Risks Report 2020 from the World Economic Forum, cyberattacks are among the 10 main global risks of 2020.“One of the most important activities in the fight against online threats is joining efforts and training personnel continuously in digital security such as information technology and communications,” said Maj. Gen. Calderón. “COCID’s main challenges are to find vulnerable points in the system and to protect access, use, and contents in the virtual arena.”
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RelatedPosts Barca president Bartomeu says he won’t go to war anymore with Messi Messi scores twice in Barca friendly Messi becomes football’s second billionaire + Top 10 Lionel Messi has been caught up in a vote-rigging storm as several countries table complaints.FIFA’s The Best voting system has been accused of being rigged after several nations tabled complaints.Barcelona star Lionel Messi pipped Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo, of Juventus, to the gong on Monday night.The national team coach, captain and a journalist from each country gets one vote in each category.However, Sudan’s coach Zdravko Lugarisic and Nicaragua’s Juan Barrera have alleged their ballots do not represent what they actually submitted.Barrera is reported to have said: “I did not vote for Messi. I was surprised to be on the list of captains who voted for Messi and there is no explanation how it appeared there.”Lugarisic was also listed as voting for Messi as his first choice but he has taken a screenshot to show he opted for Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah.However FIFA insist the documents submitted by the Nicaraguan and Sudanese FAs were published correctly and arrived with official stamps.They have contacted the two FAs to inquire on the matter.Meanwhile, the Egyptian Football Federation claim their votes, by coach Shawki Ghareeb and captain Ahmed Elmohamady, were not included in the results.“The Egyptian Football Federation officially sent Egypt’s vote to Fifa on 15 August, four days before the deadline,” a statement by the Egyptian governing body read.“National team captain Ahmed Elmohamady voted while the Olympic team’s manager Shawki Ghareeb voted after the resignation of the coaching staff.”It “asks Fifa why the Egyptian vote was not accepted” and has decided to open an “investigation” into the circumstances of this failure.In response to Egypt’s complaint, a FIFA spokesperson told Reuters: “The Egyptian FA have received two reminders to submit the properly signed voting forms on 19 August 2019.”Tags: FIFA Best AwardLionel Messi
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has signed a new and improved contract to keep him at Anfield for the long term. The deal has been in the offing for the last couple of months and is reward for the significant progress the club have made in two years under the Northern Irishman’s leadership. Rodgers, who had a year remaining on his existing agreement with an option for a further 12 months, guided the Reds to second in the Barclays Premier League this season from seventh 12 months ago and always said he would sign his new contract once the campaign was over. Press Association “I am both humbled and privileged to be offered the chance to extend my stay at this great club,” he told liverpoolfc.com. “I am very happy to build on the foundations we have built over the last two years and now we move on to the next phase which I believe will be as exciting, challenging and rewarding.” Rodgers added: “I would like to place on record my thanks to the players and staff, who have been absolutely brilliant for me since the day I started at this great football club. “I am grateful to our owners and senior management team who have supported me and who share my vision of how we can progress on the field. “Finally, I must thank the supporters who are at the heart of everything we do here. “I am honoured every day to lead this team and I thank the fans for their continued support as together we strive to bring success back to Liverpool Football Club.” Rodgers has impressed club owners Fenway Sports Group not only with the way he has improved the team without the need for numerous and expensive signings but with the manner in which he has handled himself during his two years in charge. In a joint statement principal owner John Henry and chairman Tom Werner said: “We are very fortunate to have a hugely-talented individual leading our football performance and in whom we place our trust to deliver the vision we share for Liverpool Football Club. “Brendan is at the heart of what we, as an ownership group, are trying to achieve on the pitch. “This season has reaffirmed everyone’s belief that we can bring football success to Liverpool and we are all committed to working together to achieve that. “Players and supporters have made it clear how important Brendan is to our success and so to have him commit to us for the long term is a great boost for everyone going forward.”