Posts tagged ‘hours’

July 1, 2011

Stop The Violence: High School Football Star Stabbed To Death Hours After He Graduated!!

R.I.P. Isayah Muller, another victim of senseless violence.

A star high school football player from the Bronx was stabbed to death during a parking lot rumble, just hours after graduating, cops said.

Isayah Muller, a 19-year-old running back for Truman High School, had just left his commencement at Lehman College around 4 p.m. to head to a celebratory dinner with his family at City Island, cops said.

The family members got into their car, but after pulling out of the Jerome Ave. parking lot, the father, Andre Muller, noticed some “expensive fragrances missing from the car,” a source said.

The father turned around and drove back to the M.T. Jerome Town Corp. lot to confront the parking attendants about the stolen cologne, a graduation gift to his son, cops and family said.

Once the car was parked, an argument erupted between the elder Muller and the parking attendants, cops said.

Suddenly, they began to brawl and two attendants pulled out knives, a relative said.

“Neither of \[the Mullers\] were armed,” said Myrna Valentin, 54, Muller’s grandmother. “\[Andre Muller\] picked up a shovel and snapped one of them with it and broke his arm.”

Isayah Muller was stabbed twice in the scuffle, once in his side and once in his chest, piercing his heart, sources and family said

According to his family Isayah was a good kid with a very bright future.

Family friend Sabrina Marzan, 31, said Muller promised to provide for his mother, who is pregnant with twins.

“He’d say to his mom, ‘When I get in the NFL, I’m going to take care of you and the kids,’” Marzan recalled.

It really pisses us off to hear stories like this. Hopefully the police catch these cowardly “thugs” and sit them down for a long time!

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June 30, 2011

Cities facing up to 12 hours of loadshedding

Demonstrators in Peshawar block GT road to protest prolonged power outages and over-billing.

Urban areas of Punjab, including Lahore, Gujranwala and Sargodha, are facing 12 to 16 hours of loadshedding, while villages are facing up to 18 hours.

Industrial areas of Faisalabad are also facing 10 to 12 hours of loadshedding. Over in interior Sindh, areas including Hyderabad and Sukkur are experiencing 16 hours of loadshedding. The duration of loadshedding has hit 20 hours in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

Prolonged and frequent power cuts have also triggered severe water shortages in several areas.

Protests in Peshawar

Protesters in Peshawar blocked GT Road against prolonged power outages and over-billing. The duration of loadshedding has increased up to 20 hours in Tarnab, Armor and adjoining areas while people also complain about inflated bills.

The protesters blocked GT Road in the Tarnab area and raised slogans against PESCO. The protesters claimed that PESCO metre readers are charging them extra electricity units in monthly bills, and that they are refusing to correct them upon lodging complaints.

The demonstrators dispersed peacefully after an hour.