DOJ, Mactan-Cebu International Airport renew pact to fight human trafficking

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/12/2017

THE Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) renewed their commitment to cooperate in preventing human trafficking suspects from escaping Cebu. In line with the celebration of International Day Against Trafficking yesterday, the…

DOJ names Tañon Strait special prosecutor

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/09/2017

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has appointed a special prosecutor to handle cases relating to abuses on Tañon Strait that lies between the islands of Negros and Cebu and is the largest marine protected area in the…

DOJ starts preliminary probe into P6.4B drug smuggling case

Inquirer 10/20/2017

  The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday began its preliminary investigation into the P6.4-billion drug smuggling scandal. Three of the nine respondents, including detained businessman Dong Yi Shen alias Kenneth Dong, Li Guang Feng alias Manny…

PRESENT KEY WITNESS VS PETER LIM

Inquirer.net 09/06/2017

DOJ ORDERS CIDG The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday directed the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) to bring a key witness in the drug trafficking charges against alleged drug triad boss Peter Lim, a Cebuano…

Lacson: Let DOJ probe Kian slay case

Inquirer 08/26/2017

  Let the Department of Justice (DOJ) conduct its own investigation into the killing of Kian delos Santos, Senator Panfilo Lacson said this yesterday amid calls of his fellow lawmakers for Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II to…

Lim refutes drug trade accusations before DOJ

Inquirer.net 08/24/2017

CEBUANO businessman Peter Lim appeared before the Department of Justice (DOJ) yesterday afternoon and submitted his counter-affidavit to the illegal drugs trade complaint filed against him along with convicted drug lord Peter Co and self-confessed drug dealer…

DRUG TRAFFICKING RAPS VS PETER LIM

Ador Vincent Mayol, Inquirer, Nestle Semilla 07/31/2017

DOJ places Cebu businessman, 7 others in Immigration watch list Cebuano businessman Peter Lim has finally been charged with drug trafficking. This was disclosed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday, but the agency didn’t provide…

DOJ exec backs Cebu campaign against trafficking

Inna Gian Mejia 07/06/2017

CEBU’S best practices in the war against human trafficking should be replicated and applied in other parts of the country, a top official of the Department of Justice (DOJ) said Thursday. “If Cebu has a good approach…

DOJ denies motion to review homicide charge vs Escarlan

Doris C. Bongcac 06/07/2017

THE Department of Justice (DOJ) ordered the dismissal of a petition for review filed by a relative of Santa Fe town Mayor Jose Esgana, who was linked to the killing of a political campaigner outside the mayor’s…

Slain supporter’s family can pursue case at DOJ: fiscal

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/21/2017

  CEBU Provincial Prosecutor Pepita Jane Petralba said her office has nothing against the family of a slain political supporter in Sta. Fe town, north Cebu who recently requested a review of their findings. “That is part…

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