Arnie Teves reacts to DOJ’s plan to designate him as terrorist: ‘It’s becoming a circus’

Zacarian Sarao 04/17/2023

MANILA, Philippines  — Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo Teves Jr. on Monday said that his alleged involvement in the killing of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo is “becoming a circus” as Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla revealed a…

DOJ eyeing to ‘designate’ Teves as terrorist under anti-terror law

Maila Ager 04/17/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) is now looking at “designating” suspended Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo Teves Jr. as a terrorist over his alleged role in the March 4 massacre of  Negros Oriental Gov. Roel…

DOJ’s Remulla confirms meeting with ex-Gov. Pryde Henry Teves

Tetch Torres-Tupas 04/11/2023

MANILA, Philippines — “He said he just wants to live in peace,” Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla said, confirming his meeting with former Negros Oriental Gov. Pryde Henry Teves. Although Remulla did not say when the meeting…

DOJ Sec. Remulla on Degamo killing: ‘Case closed’

John Eric Mendoza 04/03/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla on Monday deemed as  “case closed” the murder of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo and eight others. “Tapos na po, nakita na natin, kumbaga sa pulis, case closed na…

Teves still won’t come home, says lawyer

Dexter Cabalza - Reporter / @dexcabalzaINQ 04/02/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Despite requests from his family and even President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. himself, a lawyer of suspended Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo Teves Jr. said the representative will not come home from abroad until the government…

NBI captures major player in Degamo slay case — Remulla

Tetch Torres-Tupas - Reporter / @T2TupasINQ 03/31/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested one of the major players in the killing of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo, making the case 99 percent solved, Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla said Friday.…

Never again should Bilibid inmates abuse – Remulla

Tetch Torres-Tupas 03/28/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla declared an end to the era of inmate abuse as Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director Gregorio Catapang Jr. is set on a mission to scrub clean the country’s prison…

Remulla: Rep. Arnolfo Teves Jr. ‘being considered’ as among masterminds in Degamo slay

Tetch Torres-Tupas - Reporter / @T2TupasINQ 03/27/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla on Monday said Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo “Arni” Teves Jr. is “being considered” as one of the masterminds in the March 4 killing of Gov. Roel Degamo and eight…

P19 million seized in Negros Oriental raid now with DOJ

Kaye Brier 03/27/2023

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — Aside from a cache of unlicensed firearms and explosives, agents of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) also found cash amounting to almost P19 million (not P17 million as earlier…

Remulla probing reports of suspicious visits to homes of missing ‘sabungeros’

Tetch Torres-Tupas 03/25/2023

MANILA, Philippines–Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla on Friday said they are looking at the information provided by relatives of missing sabungeros (cockfighting aficionados) that people are going to their houses serving processes and taking pictures. “Ang sumbong…

Remulla receives text message from Teves: ‘He wants to talk to me’

Tetch Torres-Tupas 03/22/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla disclosed Tuesday that Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo Teves Jr. wants to talk to him. He said the lawmaker contacted him via text message. Teves, who is…

New suspect in Degamo killing surrenders

Tetch Torres-Tupas - Reporter / @T2TupasINQ 03/20/2023

MANILA, Philippines — A former soldier with direct participation in the death of Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo and eight others have come forward, corroborating testimonies of other suspects, which Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla on Monday…

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