Lawyer insists arrest warrant vs cops valid

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/15/2018

THE defense lawyer of the suspects in the slay of Bien Unido, Bohol Mayor Gisela Boniel, believes an arrest warrant issued by the court against seven policemen for the alleged arbitrary detention of his client’s remains valid…

High-value target arrest gives PDEA-7 efforts major boost

Benjie B. Talisic 01/14/2018

Suspect claims she was police asset, denies Kerwin Espinosa, drug links Last Thursday’s arrest of a 29-year-old woman, whom the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) tagged as among the high-value targets included in the…

Cebu City cops to arrest tanods with loose guns

Benjie B. Talisic 01/03/2018

The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has issued a warning against barangay tanods who continue to possess unlicensed firearms; the long arm of the law will catch them. CCPO Deputy Director for Administration, Supt. Artemio Ricabo, called…

MASTERMIND NAMED, CHARGED

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 12/28/2017

True to his words, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) director Chief Supt. Jose Mario Espino named the person believed to be the mastermind in the ambush and killing of Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta.…

Ricky Poca writes 30

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/26/2017

Cebu Daily News columnist Ricky Poca passed away at dawn today due to cardiac arrest. He was 58. The news was confirmed by his first cousin, former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. “We are asking for prayers…

Hunt on for CPP-NPAs with arrest warrants

Morexette B. Erram, Therese Mae Alegado 12/08/2017

New Centcom chief appeals to rebs: Return to folds of law The hunt is on. Chief Supt. Jose Mario Espino, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) chief, said on Friday that the police would conduct manhunt…

INVALID ARREST?

Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 12/02/2017

CHR-7 chief Arvin Odron says the warrantless arrest of murder suspect Jordan Gera ‘fell short of standard’ Was the arrest of murder suspect Jordan Gera legal? The director of the Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas…

P50K reward for arrest of green turtle’s killer

Morexette B. Erram 12/01/2017

Moalboal Mayor Inocentes Cabaron dangled a P50,000 reward to anyone who could provide information leading to the identification and arrest of the individual, who killed a green turtle, the remains of which were found on the shores…

Slain activist’s children’s call: We want justice; arrest her killers

Benjie Talisic 12/01/2017

  The children of the slain human rights activist, 59-year-old Elisa Badayos, has appealed to authorities to help identify and arrest their mother’s killers. “It’s not easy to lose a mother. All we want is justice for…

Police involved in arrest of two suspects face criminal charge

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 11/28/2017

GISELA SLAY The Bohol Provincial Prosecutors Office has indicted several police officers, including the chief of the Regional Intelligence Division (RID-7), for illegally arresting two persons believed to have conspired in the kidnap-slay of Bien Unido Mayor…

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