Cebu-based radio commentator survives daytime ambush

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 12/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Still unidentified assailants shot a Cebu-based radio commentator on Thursday noon, December 16. The victim was identified as Rico Osmeña, a blocktimer of Cebu radio station dyLA and correspondent of The Daily Tribune.…

Personal affairs possible motive in ex-fraternity officer’s killing; person of interest eyed — CCPO exec

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police have zeroed in on the personal affairs as the possible motive in the killing of Richard Buscaino, a former fraternity officer,  who was gunned down in a late afternoon ambush on October…

Ligan appeals to informants of Fernandez killer to personally coordinate with them

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has appealed to those who have sent them information regarding the identity of Lawyer Rex Fernandez’s killer to personally coordinate with them. Police Colonel…

Two suspects in killing of village chief in Asturias, Cebu nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cases were filed against the two suspects in the killing of Kaluangan barangay captain Jionri Aligato in Asturias town after they were caught in a hot pursuit operation last September 25, 2021. Police…

Oliva hopes probe on Fernandez’s death to roll faster

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter, hopes that the death of lawyer Rex Fernandez will be solved soon as they noted that the investigation has stalled. Lawyer Regal Oliva,…

Police looking into ‘inside job’ in killing of lawyer Rex Fernandez

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 09/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Investigators here have established the possibility that the killing of lawyer Rex Fernandez last August 26, 2021 was an inside job. This as police noted that there was an ‘insider’ or another contact…

Condominium denounces insinuations linking Fernandez’s death to unresolved issues with them

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Bamboo Bay Condominium Corporation (BBCC) has denounced any insinuations linking the death of lawyer Rex Jesus Mario Fernandez to unresolved issues the latter had with the condominium management. Fernandez recently staged a…

Bereaved family of slain lawyer shocked and in pain of his untimely death

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/27/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The bereaved family of the slain Lawyer Rex Jesus Mario Fernandez said they were in shock and in pain of his untimely death on Thursday, August 26, 2021. In a statement released…

Fernandez names possible killers in FB post, police form SITG

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City police will be forming a Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) to focus on the killing of Cebuano lawyer Rex Jesus Fernandez including interrogating at least four individuals that the victim…

NBI-7 to help probe killing of lawyer in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) will help investigate the killing of Lawyer Rex Jesus Fernandez on August 26. Lawyer Renan Oliva, NBI-7 director, said they were willing to help…

Zafra urges lawyers to report any threats amid killings

Dyrecka Letigio 08/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra, the committee chairperson for peace and order, is urging law practitioners to report any threat to their lives. This amid the killing of human rights lawyer, Rex Fernandez,…

Who is Atty. Rex Fernandez?

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/27/2021

  (Updated) MANDAUE CITY, Cebu –Just hours after the killing of Atty. Rex Fernandez in a broad daylight ambush in Cebu City, the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) – Cebu Chapter released a statement condemning the ruthless killing…

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