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CENTRAL VISAYAS AND NEGROS ISLAND    The police in Central Visayas raised an alert status in the region in the wake of the sighting of a group of armed men in Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental, even as police and military authorities in Central Visayas and Negros Island Region(NIR) urged the public to stay calm […]

Posted: May 18th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »



Barely 24 hours after the province of Bohol was cleared of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group (ASG), law enforcement authorities are now shifting their attention to Negros Oriental. This after a group of nearly two dozen armed men and a woman were sighted in Guihulngan City of the province yesterday morning. In an interview with […]

Posted: May 17th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Abu Sayaff remnant in Bohol shot dead, another escaped


  CALAPE, Bohol—One of the two remaining Abu Sayyaf members was killed after taking hostage a resident of  Barangay Cahayag on Pangangan Island, Calape town about 1 p.m. on Monday. Insp. Cresente Gurrea, chief of Calape Police Station, said government troops were hunting down the remaining Abu Sayyaf member who managed to flee. The two […]

Posted: May 15th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Nobleza text transcripts show strong Abu link


A FULL transcript of text conversations done by an arrested police officer with members of the bandit Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) shows her “strong connection” with the ASG. The 36 text messages in Tausug taken from the confiscated cellular phone of Supt. Maria Cristina Nobleza have all been translated both in Filipino and English. According […]

Posted: May 13th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

CIDG taps Tausug translators to interpret Abu text messages


  THE Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) tapped the help of the Tausug ethnic group to translate the messages in the phones confiscated from the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members and from Supt. Maria Cristina Nobleza. Chief Insp. Hector Amancia, deputy chief of CIDG-7, said they specifically hired technical people who […]

Posted: May 10th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Bohol police director welcomes investigation on Abu Kiram’s death


  TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol-Senior Supt. Felipe Natividad, Bohol police director, welcomed the investigation of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on the escape and subsequent death of an alleged Abu Sayyaf member less than 24 hours after he was arrested. “That’s ok. We are open for (an) investigation. It is better in order to clear […]

Posted: May 8th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Kuwang Ug Wa Pa Kabayad Ang Mga Abu Sayyaf


Konbinsido ko nga gi-salvage sa mga pulis didto sa Bohol ang nadakpan nga sakop sa Abu Sayyaf nga si Saad Samad Kiram. Apan alang kanako maayo ra sab nga pang-ihawon ang tanang sakop sa mga bandido kay dili na g’yud mabangbang ang ilang pagkasalbahis nga mamutol og ulo sa mga inosente nga ilang gipang-kidnap ilabina […]

Posted: May 7th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »


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TAGBILARAN CITY — Barely 24 hours after his capture, Abu Sayyaf member Saad Samad Kiram is dead. Kiram, or alias Abu Saad, was shot in the forehead, chest and left thigh by policemen after he allegedly tried to escape at about 5 a.m. on Friday in the town of Cortes in Bohol. The Commission on […]

Posted: May 5th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

AFP: Slain suspect could have helped gather info about Abu Sayyaf


THE shooting by police of an Abu Sayyaf member who tried to escape was unfortunate because he could have been helpful in information gathering on the bandit group, the military said on Friday. Col. Medel Aguilar, Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command (Centcom) spokesperson, said officials would have wanted to know more about the […]

Posted: May 5th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

CHR to investigate “suspicious” death of Abu Saad


CEBU CITY–The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) was supposed to commend the police for arresting a remnant of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Bohol on Thursday alive and without a single scratch on the body. But in a sudden turn of events, the police in Bohol face an indepth probe after […]

Posted: May 5th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »