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Duterte help sought on death of Antique DPWH official

Media practitioners in Antique are seeking President Duterte’s intervention to order an investigation into the mysterious death of the district engineer of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the province recently. DPWH Antique district engineer Arnel Rebeta…

2 ASG bandits killed in Sulu clash with soldiers

TWO members of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) were killed while several high powered firearms were recovered in an encounter with government forces the other day in Patikul, Sulu. This was confirmed by Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)-Western Mindanao Command…

Bgy kagawad jailed for drugs

A BARANGAY ‘kagawad’ in Iloilo who is believed to be engaged in illegal drug trafficking activities is now in jail after he was arrested in a buy-bust operation last Monday by combined agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and…

2 Ecija jueteng men arrested

CABIAO, Nueva Ecija -- Two jueteng personnel were nabbed in an anti-illegal gambling operation conducted by the police in this town on Friday. Arrested were siblings Mario, 35, jueteng cabo and Dante Bagsic, 26, kubrador, both of Purok 2, Bgy.…

PNP condemns latest NPA attack in Negros Oriental

THE Philippine National Police leadership headed by Director General Ronald “Bato” M. dela Rosa yesterday condemned the latest New People’s Army atrocity in the countryside which left six policemen including the chief of the Guilhungan City Police Station in Negros…

Pusher slain while drinking

A suspected pusher was shot dead while in a drinking session in Bgy. Lucsuhin, Calatagan, Batangas the other day. Calatagan Police Station head Chief Insp. Rodel C. Rosario identified the slain man as Rodolfo Martinez, 47, married, a resident of…

Reds kill 6 Negros cops in ambush

SUSPECTED New People’s Army guerrillas ambushed a group of policemen in Guilhungan City in Negros Oriental at around 9:45 a.m. yesterday, killing one official and five of his men and injuring two others before fleeing, officials said. A Philippine National…

Ecija couple gunned down

RIZAL, Nueva Ecija -- A couple was shot dead inside their house by unidentified men on Thursday night, police said yesterday. Killed were Mario Castro, 66, farmer, and his wife Catalina, 56, both of Sitio Ballesteros, Bgy. Paco Roman, this…

Tanauan gun attack leaves driver dead

TANAUAN City, Batangas -- A 56-year-old man died while his companion was seriously injured when the vehicle they were driving was peppered with bullets by an unidentified assailant on J.P. Laurel Highway in Bgy. Poblacion 2, here, the other day.…

Drug dealer dies in Bulacan clash, 21 held

A drug suspect was killed in an encounter with undercover officers in Paombong, Bulacan, yesterday morning, Bulacan police director Senior Supt. Romeo M. Caramat Jr. said. Suspect Antonio Estrella, alias ‘Tol,’ 39, of 203 Malumot, Paombong municipality, exchanged fire with…

Finally, Duterte visits strife-torn city

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LUCK was with President Rodrigo Duterte as he finally made it to Marawi City yesterday after a couple of failed attempts to fly into the war-torn city. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed that the President visited Marawi City yesterday afternoon.…

Ecija trader shoots attacker to death

GAPAN City -- A 50-year-old businessman surrendered to the police after shooting and killing a man, who allegedly attacked him in his house here last Monday night. City police commander Supt. Peter B. Madria identified the local trader as Juan…

Farmer wanted for homicide arrested

CAMP Malvar, Batangas -- A 43-year-old farmer, who was the prime suspect in the killing of a man, was arrested by authorities in Bgy. Niogan, Lemery town, the other day, provincial police PIO head Insp. Hazel P. Luma-ang said yesterday.…

Rural bank loses P609-K to ‘tunnel’ thieves

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CAMP Simeon Ola, Legazpi City -- The management of the Rural Bank of Guinobatan branch in Bgy. Tigbi, Tiwi, Albay declared to police investigators on Wednesday that an inventory showed that P609,000 cash was stolen from the bank by thieves…
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