Babag firecracker manufacturers reminded to always prioritize safety

Futch Anthony Inso 11/12/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Officials in Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City have already started meeting with firecracker and pyrotechnics retailers and manufacturers. Babag village chief Arsenio Berdin said that this is to ensure the safety of factories manufacturing…

Sudlon 1 HVT nabbed with close to P28 million worth of ‘shabu’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 07/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Almost P28 million worth of suspected ‘shabu’ was seized from a high-value target who was arrested in a buy-bust operation along the Trans Central Highway in Barangay Babag II in Cebu City past 10:00…

Police to Lapu residents: Report illegal firecracker manufacturers

Futch Anthony Inso 12/12/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The explosives section of the Regional Civil Security Unit of the police regional police is encouraging residents in Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City to report those who are illegally manufacturing firecrackers in their community.…

Lapu-Lapu cops try to identify 5 masked gunmen involved in Babag killing

Paul Lauro and Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are turning to security camera footage in the hopes of identifying the five masked gunmen, who barged into the house of 58-year-old man in Purok Judas Belt, Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City and…

Body of newborn baby girl found dumped in Brgy Babag, Lapu-Lapu City

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Lapu-Lapu City are looking for the woman who dumped the body of her newborn baby girl in a mire in Sitio Timpolok, Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City. Police Master Sergeant Jude Abella,…

Police officer fatally shoots drug suspect in Lapu-Lapu City raid

Norman V. Mendoza 11/06/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A man was killed after he was fatally shot by a police officer during a drug raid at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, in Purok Rambo, Barangay Babag. The suspect was identified…

Cops say two minors gunned down in Lapu-Lapu were allegedly involved in robbery cases

Norman V. Mendoza 10/01/2019

Mandaue City, Cebu—Police say that the two minors who were gunned down in Barangay Babag 1, Lapu-Lapu City Monday evening, September 30, 2019,  were reportedly involved in some robbery cases. The two, aged 17 and 16, were…

Barangay Babag councilman flees after shooting cousin

Benjie B. Talisic 06/17/2018

Police are pursuing a councilman in Barangay Babag, Cebu City suspected of shooting his cousin during an argument at past 1 pm Sunday. The Mabolo police identified the councilman as Renante Bacarisas who was accused of shooting…

Babag steps up anti-drug campaign with slogans

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 09/15/2017

Barangay officials of Babag, Lapu-Lapu City hang tarpaulin with anti-drug slogans in several areas as part their effort to contain the illegal drug problem in the barangay on Friday morning. A total of six tarpaulins bearing the…

Fire guts row homes in Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 07/28/2016

Two row housing units at Ernestine Homes in Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City were gutted by the fire yesterday morning. Leny Tugahan, one of the house helpers of Edgar Cañete, owner of the two burnt housing units, said…

Police raid 8 shanties in Babag ’cracker center

Norman V. Mendoza 12/27/2015

ABOUT P10,000 worth of firecrackers and pyrotechnics were seized by police in different places starting December 24 , mostly in barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City. Around eight shanties were raided. No arrests were made as workers scampered off…

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