Funeral held for officer killed in traffic stop
SAN FRANCISCO — A California police officer who was killed in the line of duty was hailed Saturday as a “Fiji-born American hero” who made the ultimate sacrifice for his adopted country.
At a funeral held for Cpl. Ronil Singh, mourners remembered the 33year-old as a hard-working immigrant who worked his way up to become an officer in the small town of Newman.
He “stood so much for what is right in our world and yet unfortunately was taken too soon from us by what is wrong in our world,” Modesto police Officer Jeff Harmon said at the service in a Modesto church.
Singh was shot to death Dec. 26 after he pulled over a suspected drunk driver.
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The reported birth — and the sexual assault on a vulnerable individual that must have preceded it — has cast a harsh glare on conditions at a nonprofit organization that bills itself as a leading provider of health care for Phoenix’s medically fragile.
A Phoenix police spokesman said that the department is investigating. rising” if untrue results are announced.
Congo faces what could be its first democratic, peaceful transfer of power since independence from Belgium in 1960, but election observers and the opposition have raised concerns about voting irregularities as the country chooses a successor to longtime President Joseph Kabila.
The first results are expected on Sunday, and the United States and the African Union, among others, have urged Congo to release results that reflect the true will of the people. The U.S. has threatened sanctions against those who undermine the democratic process.
Newman, Calif., officers carry the body of their slain colleague Cpl. Ronil “Ron” Singh during funeral services Saturday in Modesto.
Employees of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai prepare a bluefin tuna in Tokyo.