DND, AFP ‘grateful’ as SC upholds 1 year Mindanao martial law extension

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announces during a press briefing in MalacaÒang on†June 1, 2017 that an investigation is ongoing on an air strike in Marawi City, which resulted to the death of 10 government troops and wounding of seven. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

The Department of National Defense and the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court’s upholding of the year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao.

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Sulu mayor, local execs yield guns to military

Sulu mayor, local execs yield guns to military

Pata Mayor Anton Burahan of Sulu and other local officials turned over their unregistered firearms to the military on Friday in a bid to support the campaign against loose firearms in the island province. 

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Murder rap filed vs military officers, et al. over Fr. Tentorio slay

Murder rap filed vs military officers, et al. over Fr. Tentorio slay

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)-Central Mindanao on Monday filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) a criminal complaint against military officers and several others for the death of Italian missionary Fausto Tentorio six years ago.

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