Loot security aide arrested

Benjie B. Talisic 06/12/2018

CEBU CITY—The bodyguard of Mayor Vicente Loot of Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu was arrested for possessing two unlicensed firearms. Jose. Dupay, 61 and a retired police inspector, was detained at the Daanbantayan police station pending filing…

Osmeña cancels aid to Ormoc, Surigao

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/14/2017

For showing “disinterest” in getting the aid, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he will be canceling at least P12 million worth of assistance program to the earthquake-stricken areas of Ormoc City and a town in Surigao…

Ex-traffic aide killed in jeepney mishap

Nestle L. Semilla 11/12/2017

A FORMER traffic enforcer died after he was hit by a passenger jeepney Saturday evening. Emmanuel Gelig headed home on board his motorcycle when a route 12C passenger jeepney hit him at Katipunan St. Cebu City. PO2…

BAROK ‘AIDE’ SLAIN

Benjie B. Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla, Rene F. Alima 07/15/2017

Just as President Rodrigo Duterte announced that Cebu is a hot spot for illegal drugs, 50 suspected drug personalities were arrested and an alleged trusted aide of a jailed drug lord was killed in simultaneous operations in…

Jaguar’s ‘trusted aide,’ girlfriend fall in Tisa raid

Benjie Talisic 06/04/2017

A 48-year-old convict, whom police described as a trusted aide of the late drug lord Jeffrey “Jaguar” Diaz, was arrested together with his 22-year-old live-in partner during a Saturday night anti-illegal drug operation in Sitio Thana, Barangay…

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