Talibon jail officer killed in Bohol ambush

Benjie B. Talisic 06/19/2018

A jail officer was killed in an ambush by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Barangay Balintawak, Talibon town in Bohol on Tuesday. Jail Officer 2 (JO2) Ricky Encila died after he was shot several times in the body by…

Village chief escapes ambush in Negros Oriental

Benjie Talisic 06/12/2018

A newly elected barangay captain or village chief survived while a civilian died during a strafing allegedly perpetrated by communist rebels in Barangay Humay-Humay, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental at past 4 am in Tuesday, June 12. Mike…

Police: Inconsistencies added challenge in Loot ambush investigation

Nestle L. Semilla 05/23/2018

Cebu Provincial Police Director Senio Supt. Manuel Abrugena said the Special Investigation Task Group (SITG)- Maya are still looking for more witnesses who were present during the slay-attempt against Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot. Abrugena, in a press…

The puzzle behind Loot’s ambush

Atty. Ruphil Bañoc 05/17/2018

While the police are still investigating the different angles of the ambush incident involving former PNP General, now Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot and his family, it is unavoidable that people would make their own analysis. Drug related,…

NBI-7 to conduct parallel investigation on Loot ambush

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/17/2018

The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) is conducting a parallel investigation on the ambush of Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot and members of his family at Barangay Maya port last Sunday, May 10. NBI-7 Director…

Loot’s PMA batch demands thorough probe on his ambush

Nestle L. Semilla 05/16/2018

The Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Sandigan Class of 1982 has urged the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to conduct an “honest to goodness and unrelenting investigation” on the slay-attempt on Daanbantayan…

No ambush will stop bid for reelection, says Daanbatayan Mayor Loot

Nestle L. Semilla 05/14/2018

Despite the ambush incident yesterday, Daanbatayan Mayor Vicente Loot announced that will seek for reelection in the local elections next year. Four persons were injured on Sunday morning (May 13) after armed men opened fire at the…

SURVIVING AN AMBUSH

MAO BA? 05/13/2018

The news on the failed ambush on Daanbantayan mayor Vicente Loot–whom President Rodrigo Duterte accused of being a drug lord protector–at Maya Port on Sunday early morning drew mixed reactions from the netizens. Wilfredo Baguio wrote in…

Castillano assures peaceful election despite ambush of Daanbantayan mayor

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 05/13/2018

Cebu Provincial Elections Supervisor Lionel Marco Castillano assured voters in Daanbantayan town, northern Cebu that the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on Monday (May 14) will be secured. This, after the convoy of Provincial Board Member…

Daanbantayan mayor survives ambush

Benjie B. Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla, Rosalie Abatayo 05/13/2018

Provincial Board Member Sun Shimura is now securing his 3 children aged 2, 3 and 6 years-old after their convoy, with his stepfather Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot, was ambushed early morning on Sunday. Shimura said that the…

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