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,…

Inayawan shooting: Police looking at drugs, love triangle as possible motives

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Police are looking into drugs and love triangle as possible motives behind the shooting to death of a 31-year old man in Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City on Wednesday afternoon, August 25, 2021. This…

Police eye ex-convict husband’s links to drugs as possible motive for lawyer’s killing

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Danao City Police are now looking into the possible connection of the death of Lawyer Baby Maria Concepcion Landero-Ole on December 17, 2020, to that of her husband, Wanito, a former…

Lapu mayor reveals receiving death threats

Futch Anthony Inso 12/17/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan admitted that he too has been receiving death threats. “Naay nag-ingon nako nga mga reliable sources nga naa ko’y death threats,” Chan revealed. The mayor, however, did…

Slain Los Baños mayor got death threats after narcolist inclusion – town exec

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 12/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Los Baños, Laguna town Mayor Caesar Perez received death threats after being included in the Duterte administration’s “narcolist” or the list of public officials allegedly involved in the drug trade, a municipal official said…

A year after ambush, Reluya says threats continue

Rosalie Abatayo 01/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A year after the fatal ambush against their camp, San Fernando Mayor Lakambini Reluya revealed that threats continue to loom over the family. Reluya, in an interview with CDN Digital, said they have…

Police say lawyer shot in Dumaguete received death threats

Florence Baesa 01/03/2020

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental—Police Colonel Julian Entoma, director of the Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office (NOPPO), confirmed that the lawyer who was shot at his home’s premises on Friday morning, January 3, 2020, received death threats prior…

Doctor gets death threat after joining rally at PGH

Daphne Galvez - Inquirer.net 10/23/2019

MANILA, Philippines — An activist doctor and professor has received death threats after he joined a protest rally demanding an augmentation for the budget of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH). In a Facebook post, All UP Academic…

Labella calls on lawyers: Be vigilant amid death threats, extortion attempts

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Edgardo Labella urged lawyers to take extra precaution following recent threats on their lives and extortion attempts from unknown callers. Labella, who is also a lawyer, said  lawyers receive several prank and…

Tecson received death threats, says agent’s brother

Nestle L. Semilla 08/08/2018

The family of agent Von Rian Tecson believes that the ambush which claimed his life is related to his job in the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7). SPO1 Von Tecson, Von Rian’s older brother,…

Tomas won’t beef up own security amid death threats

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/31/2018

DESPITE receiving a warning from an anonymous texter that he is one of the targets of armed assailants, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he has no intentions of beefing-up his own security. “I will not ask…

Mabatid wants police escorts after receiving ‘death threats’

Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/23/2018

The upcoming Association of Barangay Councils (ABC)-Cebu City elections took on another dramatic twist yesterday after Mabolo Barangay Captain Prisca Niña Mabatid — one of those touted to challenge for the post — claimed that she has…

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