Pasil officials move to demolish footbridge connecting to Ermita

Nestle L. Semilla 01/03/2018

OFFICIALS of Barangay Pasil, Cebu City, want a footbridge connecting Sitio Magsaysay to Barangay Ermita demolished. This, after several Pasil residents complained that the bridge was being used for illegal drug transactions. Pasil Barangay Captain Julius Guioguio…

Barangay Pasil to demolish footbridge connecting Ermita

Nestle L. Semilla 01/03/2018

A footbridge in Sitio Magsaysay in Barangay Pasil that connects to Barangay Ermita, Cebu City has been ordered demolished by the Barangay Anti-drug Abuse Councils (BADAC), this after several residents in Pasil complained of illegal transactions under…

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.…

Two nabbed in Ermita drug bust

Benjie B. Talisic 12/25/2017

More than P200,000 worth of illegal drugs were confiscated by the Drug Enforcement Unit of Cebu City, from two drug personalities in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City on Sunday evening. Marlon Pinote, 53, and…

PRO-7 chief to kin of late Ermita Chief Rupinta: Be patient, cops working to solve case

Nestle L. Semilla 12/08/2017

Chief Supt. Jose Mario Espino, the director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO 7), has once again asked the family, colleagues and supporters of the late Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta to be patient…

‘Imok’ to be buried today

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Inna Gian Mejia 12/07/2017

At least 50 policemen will be deployed to secure the burial of slain Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta today as the event is expected to draw highly-charged emotions from Rupinta supporters who mourn the brutal end…

Miral assumes position as village chief of Ermita

Inna Gian Mejia 12/01/2017

Barangay Ermita first councilor Mark Miral took his oath of office before Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 8 Judge Macaundas Hadjirasul yesterday morning as the new village chief. Miral succeeded the late Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta,…

NBI READY TO PROBE IMOK’S KILLING

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 11/29/2017

The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) has expressed willingness to step in and help the police in investigating the ambush-slay of Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta. However, they will do so only if…

A CLEAN SLATE FOR ERMITA

Inna Gian Mejia 11/27/2017

Tomas: Rupinta’s death can mean ‘new start for the village’; Team Rama councilors: Mayor should stop defaming slain village chief Accusations of being a drug protector continue to haunt Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta even in…

Rupinta’s passing

Editorial 11/26/2017

Even as we commend the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas for arresting one of the suspects in the killing of Felicisimo Rupinta, chairman of Cebu City’s Barangay Ermita, we offer our sincere condolences to his family,…

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