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Informants get cash reward; hunt on for ASG

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TAGBILARAN CITY — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Saturday handed the cash reward from President Rodrigo Duterte to the habal-habal (motorcycle taxi) driver and other informants who provided the vital information that led to the death of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members in Bohol. “I am also here to deliver the promise […]

Posted: April 29th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

One of Abu Sayyaf remnants sighted in Tubigon by farmer

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One of the three remaining members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) being hunted by government troops in Bohol was sighted in Tubigon town last Wednesday wearing new clothes, a ranking army official said. Tubigon is adjacent to Clarin town, where a joint team of soldiers and policemen engaged the seven ASG members who were […]

Posted: April 27th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Duterte stops Bato from judging beauty contest to focus on Asean

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TAGBILARAN CITY– Philippine National Police (PNP) director Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa at the last minute cancelled his stint as one of the judges of the star-studded Mutya ng Tagbilaran on Friday night. Dela Rosa sent word to Senior Supt. Felipe Natividad, Bohol police director, that he could not attend the pageant on orders of his […]

Posted: April 27th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

FROM RESCUE TO BOMBING PLOTS

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ABU SAYYAF IN BOHOL Supt. Maria Cristina Nobleza and Renierlo Dongon did not just intend to rescue the remaining Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members trapped in Clarin town. They also might have planned to do bombing activities in Bohol. Authorities raised this suspicion after they found that Nobleza and Dongon, a bomb expert, have rented […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Man picked up by police in Clarin suffers from mental illness

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CEBU CITY—The man, who was detained at the police station here, was not a member of the Abu Sayyaf being hunted by government troops. Clarin Mayor Allen Ray Piezas said the man was identified as Albert Laguna by police and local officials of Catigbian town. Laguna, a resident of Barangay Amboan, Catigbian. Was said to […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Clarin policemen hold man suspected to be one of the fleeing Abu Sayyaf bandits

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CLARIN, Bohol- A man was held for interrogation at the police station here on Tuesday morning on suspicion that he was part of the Abu Sayyaf group being hunted by government troops. The man was seen Sitio Redland in Barangay Bacani here, the site of the firefight since Saturday , past 8 a.m. on tuesday. […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

The Abu Sayyaf Link

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Tagbilaran City, Bohol — A high-ranking policewoman, accused of “sleeping with the enemy” for her alleged romance with a young terrorist, may yet have another police officer working with her to rescue remaining members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) trapped in the town of Clarin, Bohol. A text message reportedly recovered from the phone […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

FOILED RESCUE BID?

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POLICE OFFICER, MAN WITH ABU SAYYAF LINK ARRESTED IN CLARIN CLARIN, Bohol – A Mindanao-based female ranking police officer, suspected of plotting a rescue of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members on the run in this town, was arrested by government troops yesterday in the company of a wanted person with links to the dreaded extremist […]

Posted: April 23rd, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Slain Sayaff bandits to be buried in Bohol

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CLARIN, Bohol—The three Abu Sayyaf members killed during the ongoing clash in this 5th class municipality would be buried at a public cemetery here. But the remains of Joselito Melloria would be claimed by their relatives in Barangay Napo, Inabanga town, an adjacent municipality about 11 km from there. The four were killed during the […]

Posted: April 23rd, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

4 ABU DOWN, 4 ON THE RUN

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  Abu Sayyaf Group remnants found CLARIN, Bohol — The smell gave them away. A habal-habal (motorcycle-taxi) driver yesterday became suspicious of his two smelly passengers and tipped off the police about the possible presence of the Abu Sayyaf members in the village of Bacani in Clarin, the town that adjoined Inabanga where eight members […]

Posted: April 22nd, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »