A 26-year-old mother of four was slapped with a larceny charge and appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.It is alleged that Sandra Griffith between the period November 15, 2017 to December 12, 2017, she stole one gold chain valued $500,000, a pair of gold earrings valued $40,000 and one yellow and white gold ring valued $250,000, all property of Keon Howard.The unemployed mother of four young children pleaded not guilty to the charge read to her. She was released on $75,000 bail.
Modou Sougou netted four goals as Mumbai City FC thrashed Kerala Blasters 6-1 in the Indian Super League on Sunday.Sougou scored in the 12th, 15th, 30th and 90th minute as he made a mockery of Kerala’s defence at the Mumbai Football Arena in Mumbai.Kerala pulled one back in the 27th minute with Seiminlen Doungel scoring but their joy was short-lived as Sougou, the highest goal scorer this season for Mumbai, slotted home in the 30th minute to complete the hat-trick and take his side 3-1 up.Rafael Bastos made it 4-1 in the 70th minute as Mumbai dominated the proceedings right from the beginning. Matias Mirabaje inflicted more agony on the visitors as he scored in the 89th minute, the fifth goal for the home side.Sougou completed Kerala’s rout by scoring in the additional time, his fourth and team’s sixth goal.The win also meant that Mumbai were able to keep their second spot before going into the break.Mumbai began on an attacking note and it paid dividends as they went 1-0 up with Sougou netting the ball in the 12th minute.Paulo Machado held a long pass on the left flank and delivered a low cross to Sougou in the center and Senegalese slotted it home with ease.And there was no stopping Sougou as he doubled Mumbai’s lead in the 15th minute.A defensive error by Kerala custodian Dheeraj Singh helped Raynier Fernandes to take control of the ball. Fernandes found Sougou on his right and Sougou curled it into the top right corner from the edge of the box to make it 2-0.advertisementSougou was on fire as his header off a cross by Subhasish Bose landed into the right top corner of the Kerala goal in the 30th minute. At the half time, the scoreline was 3-1 in Mumbai’s favour.After the change of ends, the hosts kept up the pressure by attacking the opposition relentlessly.In the 70th minute, Issoko was fouled by Lalruathara as he cut in from the right, but Bastos got the loose ball. And the Brazilian striker shot it from outside the box into the bottom left corner of the goal to make it 4-1.After this, Matias and Sougou scored as Mumbai’s unbeaten run extended to eight games after the win.
Kolkata: Former Chief Minister Budhhadeb Bhattacharjee has shown signs of fast improvement, with his blood pressure remaining normal on Tuesday.On Tuesday morning, Bhattacharjee had biscuit and tea without sugar. Later in the day, he also listened to Rabindra Sangeet. He has already overcome the respiratory distress with which he had been admitted to a private hospital in the city on September 6. It may be mentioned that the ailing Bhattacharjee was released from the hospital on Monday, after he insisted on going back home. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaIt was also learnt that he had stopped talking to the doctors as they were unwilling to discharge him from the hospital so early. Bhattacharjee has since been under medication at home and intravenous antibiotics and supportive care like BIPAP, nebulisation and chest physiotherapy are being applied on him. BIPAP was conducted on the patient on Tuesday so that the oxygen level in his body gets increased. He had low oxygen saturation and high carbon-dioxide level in his blood initially when taken to the hospital, but the situation has improved gradually. He also had an acute respiratory problem and low blood pressure. Bhattacharjee has been a patient of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and often complained of multiple cardiac ailments. The doctors are visiting him at his residence and his health condition is being monitored from time to time.