Former vice mayor in Maguindanao killed in Sultan Kudarat

TACURONG CITY – Police have launched a manhunt against unidentified gunmen who ambushed and killed a former vice mayor of Maguindanao in Barangay New Isabela here Friday night.

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Village official, 3 inmates killed in shooting incidents in Cebu

A BARANGAY (village) councilor and three inmates were shot dead in separate shooting incidents in Talisay City, Cebu on Friday morning. Art Stephen Bas, 25, an incumbent councilor of Barangay Lagtang, sustained several gunshot wounds and died on the spot. Initial investigation revealed that Bas was on board his white Ford Everest (ZMV 596) sports utility vehicle […]

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Criminal gang leader, accomplice arrested in Caloocan buy-bust

THE leader of a criminal gang operating in parts Metro Manila and Bulacan and his accomplice were arrested on Friday morning in a buy-bust operation in Caloocan City. Units of the Regional Drug Enforcement Unit-National Capital Region Police Office (RDEU-NCRPO), Station Drug Enforcement Unit of Caloocan City Police Station, and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-NCR […]

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6 kidnapped Zamboanga family members ‘rescued’ in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Security forces have allegedly rescued six members of a farming family kidnapped in Zamboanga del Norte’s Sirawai town and were all handed over Thursday to the municipal mayor, a military spokesman said. Lt. Col. Gerry Besana, of the Western Mindanao Command, said the victims were rescued by soldiers and policemen before midnight on Wednesday in the village […]

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‘Selfie’ rape convict nabbed in Laguna

THE No. 2 “most wanted criminal” in Laguna, whose selfie inside a police station went viral, was arrested on Wednesday in San Pedro, Laguna. Radden Argomido, a convicted rapist who is also facing frustrated murder charges, was presented on Thursday morning by Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) regional director, at Camp Bagong Diwa. Argomido […]

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7 drug suspects nabbed in Muntinlupa

SEVEN suspected drug personalities were arrested in Muntinlupa City, according to a report by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Wednesday. Armed with a warrant, combined elements of PDEA-NCR (National Capital Region) and the Muntinlupa City Police Station arrested Cristina, Kristin Ann, and Annalyn Lopena of the Lopena drug syndicate. Cristina was apprehended in […]

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Police officer killed in buy-bust in Nueva Ecija

A POLICE officer was killed in a buy-bust operation in Gen. Tiñio, Nueva Ecija on Monday night, according to a spot report. A suspect identified only as “Abet” shot PO1 Mariano Emmanuel Caparas during an exchange of fire following a buy-bust operation in Barangay Pias at 9:45 p.m. Caparas was rushed to the Medicare Community Hospital but […]

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Mastermind in mayor Bote slay identified — report

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) chief Oscar Albayalde has identified the mastermind in the killing of General Tinio, Nueva Ecija Mayor Ferdinand Bote, according to a report. Quoting Albayalde, the report identified Christian Saquilabon whose name was provided by one of the suspects who was arrested in Camarines Sur on Wednesday. Chief Supt. Amador Corpus, Police Regional […]

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