Belgian charged with child trafficking

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/04/2018

  CHARGES were filed before the Cebu Regional Trial Court (RTC) against a Belgian national accused of trafficking four children. Koen Van Den Broek, 60, was charged for violation of Republic Act 7610 or the law that…

Belgian national arrested on suspicion of child trafficking

Benjie B. Talisic 12/26/2017

  Four minors, suspected to be victims of child trafficking, were rescued by police and personnel of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) at the Cebu South Bus Terminal yesterday morning. Police Chief Inspector Jacinto Mandal, Carbon…

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…

Anti-trafficking task force set up 

Morexette B. Erram 12/12/2017

  In line with the celebration of the International Day Against Trafficking, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) signed an agreement to create an Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) during…

Detained American, facing human trafficking case, found dead inside NBI-7 cell

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/05/2017

  A 42-year-old American national, who is facing a human trafficking case, was found dead inside the detention cell of the the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) on Tuesday morning. NBI-7 Regional Director Patricio…

Cordova gov’t mulls ordinance against trafficking, cyber pornography

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 10/25/2017

The Cordova municipal government proposed a municipal ordinance to stop  child trafficking and cyber pornography operations in their area. Cordova Mayor Mary Therese Sitoy-Cho said they will also include a P20,000 cash reward for information leading to…

Port police rescue 3 ‘victims’ of human trafficking

Nestle L. Semilla 09/19/2017

AT least three girls were rescued at the Cebu Port Terminal 1 on Tuesday afternoon on suspicion that they were victims of human trafficking. An 18-year-old and two minors were just about to board a vessel going…

Raps vs mother for trafficking 2-year-old child

Rosalie Abatayo 09/17/2017

CYBERPORNOGRAPHY EVEN while the suspect remains at large, police authorities are set to file today a criminal case for human trafficking against a 25-year-old woman, who sold nude videos of her two-year-old daughter and a 21-year-old neighbor…

Hitman’s confession

Editorial 09/04/2017

The arrest of two barangay officials in Danao City and Borbon town, as well as the arrest of a Tuburan town councilor’s son in the past few days, casts the spotlight anew on President Rodrigo Duterte’s call…

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…

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