Farmer fined €2,500 for filling jeep with green diesel

first_imgCOURTS: A farmer who had illegal oil detected in his engine has been hit with a fine of €2,500. Matthew Gamble, of 19 Meadowhill, Raphoe appeared at Letterkenny District Court.Custom officials were carrying out detections on September 11th, 2015 at Carrickwest, Laghey – when they found illegal oil in the defendants Land Rover jeep. When quizzed by officials, Mr Gamble said, “A fella from Northern Ireland got a lend off it, and he must have filled her with green.“I didn’t know he did that, I would never have filled her with green, as it’s too big a chance to take driving about the road.”Solicitor for the defendant Patsy Gallagher said, “My client is a small farmer, and genuinely wasn’t aware that his friend had filled his jeep with illegal fuel.“However, he accepts full responsibility that the offence lies with him.” Judge Paul Kelly fined Mr Gamble €2,500 and gave him six months to pay.Farmer fined €2,500 for filling jeep with green diesel was last modified: October 6th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

NBL Semis: Power scrap past UCU Canons to take lead in series

first_imgComments Tags: Betway PowerFUBA NBL 2019JKL DolphinsKIU RangersUCU Canons Action between Betway Power and UCU Canons on Wednesday. (PHOTOS/FUBA)FUBA National Basketball League-2019UCU Canons 56-59 Betway PowerMTN Arena, LugogoWednesday, 13-11-2019Betway Power took a 1-0 series lead in their National Basketball League semi-final playoffs series against UCU Canons on Wednesday night.The Betway financed side had to hang on in the final minutes of the contest to win it 59-56.Power got off to a good start with Joseph Ikong sinking a three and Syrus Kiviri adding two off a pull-up jumper and in the process take a 5-0 lead inside first two minutes.By the end of the first quarter, they were leading 17-12, having five different scorers.In the second quarter, UCU came out stronger and won it 14-12 to cut Power’s lead to just three points at the long break.Again, UCU took the third 19-15 to take a one-point lead (45-44) into the final 10 minutes.Geoffrey Soro came up big for Power at the start of the fourth, sinking four early points and ensuring Power flipped the game on its head inside the opening minute.With just over two minutes to play, Chuma Fadhili sank a two to level scores at 55 all and set tone for a thrilling climax.However, Power scored four more points whilst restricting UCU to just a single Chuma free-throw, to win the contest 59-56.Power had three players reach double figures in terms of points with Kiviri managing 12 while Ikong and Soro got 11 each; Philip Ameny came up big on the board as he gathered 10 rebounds.For UCU, David Deng top-scored on the day with 18 points while Joas Maheta helped himself to 13 points.UCU now take a 1-0 lead in the best of three series which will return with a second game on Sunday.In the Women’s division, JKL Lady Dolphins’ bench produced 42 points as they beat KIU Rangers 54-46 in game one of their semifinals.Action between JKL Lady Dolphins and KIU Rangers on Wednesday.Ritah Imanishimwe’s 14 points and Stella Oyella’s 13 proved instrumental for JKL in a hotly contested encounter.None of JKL’s starters breached the 10-point mark with Evelyn Nakirija top-scoring with 9 points.For KIU, Rachael Adiambo managed an impressive 19 points but it was not enough on the day.The two sides will square off in game two on Sunday while KCCA Leopards clash with UCU Lady Canons in the other semifinal-game one on FridayNBL Upcoming fixtures-City Oilers vs Warriors (Men) – Friday, 15-11-2019 @8:30pm-KCCA Leopards vs UCU Lady Canons (Women) – Friday, 15-11-2019 @5pmlast_img read more