Christine Lee murder update: Teen suspect to be treated as an adult

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/21/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — The 17-year-old teenager tagged as the suspect in the killing of Christine Lee Silawan will be charged as an adult, and not as a minor.  Chief Superintendent Debold Sinas, director of the Police…

Mandaue mayor addresses HNP founder Sara Duterte as ‘the next president’

Rosalie Abatayo 03/21/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu— Is Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s bid for presidency in 2022 now certain?  The rumor surfaced anew during the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) campaign caravan here at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex…

San Fernando resident denies posting defamatory statements, ‘drug list’ on Facebook

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A resident of San Fernando was arrested for allegedly creating several dummy accounts on Facebook to publish defamatory statements against citizens in the town. Armed with an arrest warrant issued by Judge Ramon Daomilas…

Cordova’s cyberporn trafficker gets 26 years in prison

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 25-year-old mother from Cordova town in Cebu was meted a prison term of 26 years after she admitted sexually exploiting her two daughters, and another female minor, on the internet. Alicia (not her…

Christine Lee murder update: Camp of suspect says evidence against them is ‘little and weak’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The camp of the 17-year-old minor who was tagged as the suspect behind the gruesome killing of Christine Lee Silawan believes the evidence against their client isn’t strong. In a phone interview with…

CA denies Trillanes plea to temporarily stop rebellion case trial

Inquirer.net 03/20/2019

MANILA, Philippines–The Court of Appeals (CA) has denied the plea of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV to temporarily stop the trial of the reopened rebellion case against him before the Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 150. “We…

2 Abu Sayyaf killed in Sulu clash

Inquirer.net 03/20/2019

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – A sub-leader of the Abu Sayyaf Group and an unidentified man were killed in an encounter on Tuesday afternoon in Barangay Upper Binuang, Talipao town, in Sulu. Brigadier General Divino Rey Pabayo, commander…

NBI-7 confident of case against 17-year-old suspect in Christine Lee Silawan’s murder

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/19/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — Investigators remain confident that they have strong evidence against one of the suspects behind the gruesome killing of Christine Lee Silawan. This despite claims from the family of the 17-year-old alleged killer that…

NBI-7 needs witnesses who could help pinpoint exact location where Christine was killed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/19/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — One of the suspects behind the gruesome killing of Christine Lee Silawan is already under the custody of the authorities.  But investigators are still baffled where exactly did the killers end the life…

SITG Christine Lee deactivated; NBI-7 is now lead agency in handling Silawan case

Rosalie Abatayo 03/19/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — Following the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas’ (NBI-7) arrest of the 17-year-old suspect in the gruesome killing of Christine Lee Silawan, Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) Christine Lee is now deactivated.…

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