South Sulawesi policeman probed for alleged sexual harassment against three female officers

first_img“At first, one female police officer mentioned the harassment to her fellow female officers. It turned out that she was not the only victim. Two other female officers were harassed in 2017 and 2020,” Ibrahim said.Read also: Mataram University lecturer suspended over report of alleged sexual harassmentThe three women then reported the case to their superior, who opened an investigation against AM. During a preliminary investigation in which the three women and six witnesses were questioned, Selayar Islands Police chief Sr. Comr. Temmangnganro Machmud decided to remove AM from his post.Ibrahim said Temmangnganro initially tried to mediate the case, but after the three victims insisted on taking the case to court, the South Sulawesi Police agreed to begin the legal process. The South Sulawesi Police’s criminal investigation unit handled the case while the internal affairs division handled the alleged ethical violations. The investigation was still ongoing, Ibrahim said.“The perpetrator claimed that he was only joking, but for the victims what he did was harassment,” he added.The three women have continued their duties at the Selayar Islands Police while getting assistance for trauma healing.Besides the sexual harassment case, the Selayar Police had also named AM a suspect in an illegal logging case. (aly) The South Sulawesi Police have carried out their legal proceedings against the head of the Selayar Islands Police’s criminal investigation unit for allegedly harassing three female police officers who are his subordinates.“The harassment was not physical but verbal through improper words. It offended the dignity and honor of the victims and, therefore, the perpetrator must undergo the legal and ethical process,” South Sulawesi Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Ibrahim Tompo told The Jakarta Post on Saturday.The case came to light after three female police officers reported the officer, identified only as First Insp. AM, 47, for sexual harassment in July.center_img Topics :last_img read more

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Martin Keown speaks out on William Saliba ‘mystery’ as Arsenal make U-turn over loan deal

first_img Comment Martin Keown speaks out on William Saliba ‘mystery’ as Arsenal make U-turn over loan deal William Saliba looks set to remain with Arsenal this season (Picture: Getty)Martin Keown has questioned Arsenal’s ‘bizarre’ handling of William Saliba since the club signed the defender from Saint-Etienne and admits the situation has left him puzzled.The Gunners landed Saliba back in July 2019 for a fee of around £27million before immediately loaning the Frenchman back to Saint-Etienne for the 2019/20 campaign. Arsenal’s refusal to extend Saliba’s temporary agreement so he could participate in the Coupe de France final infuriated Saint-Etienne and the dispute has rumbled on over the summer, with the Ligue 1 outfit missing out on a second loan deal for the 19-year-old. Advertisement The Frenchman initially looked set for a second loan move away from Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Brentford also registered a strong interest in Saliba but Arsenal have reportedly had second thoughts about letting the youngster leave on loan and Mikel Arteta now intends to keep him with the first-team.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTSpeaking on talkSPORT, Keown urged Arsenal to loan Saliba to a Championship club if he’s not ready for Premier League football and admitted the whole situation had left him bewildered.‘It’s bizarre. We’ve just not seen the kid,’ the ex-Arsenal centre-half said ahead of Friday’s deadline.‘You want to see him to see how he performs say in the Championship to see if he’s good enough.center_img Advertisement Keown is bewildered by the situation surrounding young Arsenal defender Saliba (Picture: Getty)‘I’m anxious to see. The feeling was that this was going to be the one. ‘Gabriel has come in and been an outstanding signing.Should William Saliba be loaned out by Arsenal this season?Yes0%No0%1000+ votes so far…Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your results‘Maybe they feel he’s too young and want him to go out to pastures new.‘To then loan him out when there was a real problem there last season seems a real mystery.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityThough Saliba has so far struggled to make an impact at Arsenal, Gabriel – who completed a £27m switch from Lille to north London – has had an impressive start to life in north London. The Brazilian defender was named Arsenal’s Player of the Month with 72 per cent of the vote for September.Alexandre Lacazette and Hector Bellerin came second and third in the vote.Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Thomas Partey drops Arsenal debut hint ahead of Manchester City clashMORE: ‘Dream come true’ – Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah passes Alan Shearer and Francis Jeffers to become England U21’s record goalscorer Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 14 Oct 2020 10:13 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link7.5kShareslast_img read more

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Whicker: Strikeout power lifts Dodgers again

first_imgArizona has struck out 27 times in these two games. The Diamondbacks rank second in the NL in slugging percentage, with two 60-RBI men in Lamb and Paul Goldschmidt. Arizona ranks third in runs scored. But the once-rudimentary task of putting bat on ball with men on base has given way to the maximalist approach, and when it doesn’t work, it’s ugly. There are productive outs. There are no productive strikeouts.Wood has a 1.67 ERA and a .174 batting average-against, in case you think the Cy Young Award discussion was a binary choice between Clayton Kershaw and Max Scherzer. When Wood got those rally-snuffing strikeouts, he pumped his fist and exulted.“They’re an incredible ballclub,” Wood said. “Those are the innings where they’re capable of breaking open a ballgame. When you’re able to get out of those situations, your emotion kind of takes over a little bit.“I’ve been able to use different pitches to get out of those situations, but that all goes back to the preparation we do with Honey (pitching coach Rick Honeycutt) and Yas (catcher Yasmani Grandal) before I even go out there. I’ve already got a good idea of how to attack them, so at that point all you’re worried about is making a pitch.”Attack is the keyword. The Dodgers pitchers lead the NL in strikeouts and are also the best at avoiding walks, an equation that is difficult to beat. They also have a bullpen WHIP (walks and hits, per innings pitched) of 1.1. Baez walked pinch-hitter A.J. Pollock on four pitches to lead off the eighth, and Manager Dave Roberts hustled out to reset him. Then Baez blew away Gregor Blanco, got a forceout, and struck out Goldschmidt at 99 mph.But the Diamondbacks, obviously, pitched almost as well. They began with rookie Zack Godley, a right-hander from the University of Tennessee who stops the running game cold and impressed Roberts with his breaking ball command.Godley gave up a run on Grandal’s double in the second inning but was gathering steam as the game progressed. He struck out Justin Turner with one out and Chase Utley on second, in the sixth inning.No matter. Manager Torey Lovullo headed moundward, and Godley turned his back and stood well behind the mound. When Lovullo asked for the ball, Godley provided it and then did a near-sprint into the dugout.The move worked, but the reluctance of managers to let their starting pitchers handle deep water is reaching parody. If they’re really incapable of cruising through a lineup three times, why all the pregame preparation?The Dodgers hook their starters quickly, too. But somehow they’re managing this without dissolving their key relief pitchers. Even though they have won 57 games, they have only used Jansen 34 times. You attribute that to a lot of blowout wins in which his save isn’t necessary. This is why run-differential is important.“They know we’re not walking guys, we’re going to keep attacking the zone,” Jansen said. “Make them chase when we need to. That is what we did tonight.”The Diamondbacks might still be chasing, but they’re in the wrong car. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error The Dodgers ended each of the final six innings with strikeouts. Alex Wood, now 10-0, blew away Brandon Drury with men on second and third base in the fourth. He did the same thing to Jake Lamb, on a 94 mph sinking fastball with Diamondbacks sitting hopefully on first and second.Kenley Jansen dealt the last morsel of K rations in the ninth when he set down Chris Herrmann, with Drury on first.“It’s offense against defense,” Jansen said. He’s referring to the Dodger pitchers as the offense.“We’re pitching aggressively,” he said. “ We’re not going to walk you, we’re going to put the pressure on.“You give them credit for being good hitters but people have to give us a little credit, too. We’re making pitches. It’s not just power against power, because you have to go to your location. Last night I didn’t (on a three-run home run by Daniel Descalso) and I paid for it. You’re still trying to hit some spots, but you’re mainly going after them.”center_img LOS ANGELES >> This was back in 1980, when Chrysler and Plymouth were putting out ground-breaking economy vehicles, or were trying to.Willie Wilson of the Kansas City Royals hit .154 with 12 strikeouts, and Bill Madden of the New York Daily News said that if Mike Schmidt deserved the luxury car for World Series MVP, Wilson deserved the “K” car, one of those Reliants and Arises that were quickly swept off to the junkyards.But Wilson at least needed six games to pile up those 12 strikeouts. He would be known as a contact hitter today.The Dodgers stopped Arizona, 1-0, Wednesday night to take a 4½-game lead in the NL West. There was potential change in every pitch. It would have felt like Koufax vs. Marichal, except it was Wood and Baez and Jansen vs. Godley and Chafin and De La Rosa and Bradley. Modern ball, and nothing typified it more than the 14 times the Diamondbacks struck out.last_img read more

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