Probe bomb threats on gov’t agencies DOJ chief Remulla tells NBI

02/13/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The several bomb threats that hit various national government agencies and local government units on Monday must be investigated. This was the order issued by Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla to the National Bureau…

Manila court orders DFA to cancel passport of ex-NegOr Rep. Teves

Jane Bautista 02/11/2024

A Manila court has ordered the Department of Foreign Affairs to cancel the passport of expelled Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo Teves Jr. who is facing multiple charges and has been declared a fugitive from justice, the Department of Justice…

DOJ won’t meddle in De Lima cases vs ex-DOJ execs

Jacob Lazaro 12/02/2023

Filing complaints, even against former Department of Justice (DOJ) secretaries, are well within former Sen. Leila de Lima’s rights, DOJ spokesperson Dominic Clavano said on Friday. “You know, she has her rights, and we’re not going to…

DOJ working closely with Interpol to repatriate Teves to PH

Adrian Parungao 11/23/2023

MANILA, Philippines —  The Department of Justice (DOJ) is currently working on a notice with the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to bring expelled Negros Oriental 3rd District Rep. Arnolfo Teves back to the Philippines. Justice Secretary…

Alleged Socorro ‘cult’ leader faces DOJ prosecutors during clarificatory hearing

Tetch Torres-Tupas 10/09/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Jey Rence Quilario or Senior Agila, the head of the Socorro Bayanihan Services Inc. (SBSI), faced the prosecutors from the Department of Justice (DOJ) in a clarificatory hearing Monday, Oct. 9, on complaints of…

Grave threats delayed case vs. alleged Surigao del Norte cult, says DOJ

Jean Mangaluz 09/25/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Grave threats hindered the progress of a previous case filed against an alleged sex cult in Socorro, Surigao del Norte, Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla said on Monday, Sept. 25. In June, several charges…

DOJ defers new travel rules after much flak

Melvin Gascon, Tina G. Santos 09/01/2023

The Department of Justice (DOJ), through the Inter-Agency Council Against Human Trafficking (Iacat), announced on Thursday that it was suspending the implementation of the revised departure guidelines for Filipino travelers amid concerns raised by senators and “to…

28 more cases filed vs Teves – DOJ

Jacob Lazaro 08/27/2023

Government prosecutors have finally filed murder charges against expelled Rep. Arnolfo Teves Jr. for the killing of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo and nine of his supporters in Pamplona, Negros Oriental, on March 4. Jose Dominic Clavano…

DOJ, NBI offer P2M reward for arrest of ex-BuCor chief Bantag; P1M for Zulueta

Tetch Torres-Tupas 06/19/2023

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) offered P2-million reward for any information that would lead to the arrest of former Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director Gerald Bantag and…

DOJ chief names ex-usec in Degamo case ‘bribe try’

Dexter Cabalza, Jacob Lazaro - @inquirerdotnet 06/03/2023

Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla on Friday said a former ranking official of the agency had dangled a hefty sum to the arrested suspects in the assassination of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo, allegedly…

NBI files murder raps vs suspended Rep. Teves

Tetch Torres-Tupas 05/17/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) criminal complaints against Negros Oriental Representative Arnolfo Teves Jr. Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla said the complaint filed is with…

Remulla, citing ‘reliable source’, says Teves may return to PH Wednesday

Tetch Torres-Tupas 05/16/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Suspended Negros Oriental Representative Arnolfo Teves Jr. may return to the country Wednesday, according to Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla citing an information coming from a reliable source. Remulla said he considers the source…

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