PNP shifts focus to riding-in-tandem

Nestle L. Semilla 10/14/2017

Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) Director Jose Mario Espino ordered his men to intensify operations against riding-in-tandem criminals. Senior Supt. Jonathan Cabal, Regional Intelligence Division (RID-7) chief, said they are now on the lookout for…

Police defy Bohol court order

Nestle L. Semilla 06/12/2017

Instead of heeding the court, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will file petition for certiorari to contest a Bohol Regional Trial Court’s (RTC) order to release two of the suspects in the killing of…

STAY VIGILANT

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/15/2017

Police and military officials on Saturday assured that Cebu is safe but urged the public to remain vigilant in the wake of the firefight that claimed nine lives in Bohol this week as well as several unverified…

Penitent nailed to cross in front of tourists in Tuburan

Norman V. Mendoza 04/15/2017

Tuburan town – Gilbert Bargayo had himself nailed on the cross on Good Friday for the fifth time in Tuburan town and in front of local and foreign tourists. Bargayo’s act impressed foreign tourists, who offered to…

Asean meeting in Bohol to proceed as scheduled

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/12/2017

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit meetings in the resort town of Panglao in Bohol next week will not be cancelled despite the bloody clash between government troopers and the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in…

Nine killed in firefight between govt forces and suspected members of Abu Sayyaf

Doris C. Bongcac 04/11/2017

CEBU CITY—Five suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), three soldiers and one policeman were reported to have been killed in the ongoing firefight in the mountain village of Napo, Inabanga town, Bohol province. This was…

Dino calls on US Embassy to clarify advisory

Doris C. Bongcac 04/10/2017

Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino is asking the US Embassy to clarify an advisory, which they issued against travels to Cebu and Bohol, to prevent ill effects especially on local tourism. Dino said that the…

Three police officials shipped to Mindanao

Benjie Talisic 04/04/2017

THE Police Regional Office had yet to verify whether the transfer of the three top officials in Central Visayas was part of Camp Crame’s rotation of assignments or came as penalty for various offenses. Chief Supt. Noli…

Police told to verify drug inventory

Benjie Talisic 04/04/2017

THE Police Regional Office (PRO-7) asked the PNP’s crime laboratory to conduct an inventory of all illegal drugs stored in their facility. Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, PRO-7 chief, said he was ordered by PNP Director General Ronald…

Agustin replaces Lawas as PRO-7 deputy director

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Fe Marie Dumaboc 03/27/2017

CEBU CITY–The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has a new deputy director for operations. Senior Supt. Dennis Agustin, chief of the directorial staff of the PRO-7, assumed the second top position in the regional police,…

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