SK Chairman still ‘missing’

Delta Derycka Letigio 11/10/2018

  Reynell Cantilla, the Sangguniang Kabataan chairman of Barangay Tigbao in Badian Town, has been missing for two days now. Badian Police chief Elmond Mondaya said they still have no leads at to Centilla’s whereabouts. Mondaya denied…

Gang war in Minglanilla injures 16-year-old boy

Rene F. Alima 05/28/2018

The conflict between rival gangs in Minglanilla town injured a 16-year-old boy in Barangay Poblacion on Sunday evening (May 67). According to Nicky Plarisan of Minglanilla police station, the boy was shot by three members of the…

1 dead, another injured in Mandaue gang war

Norman Mendoza 04/09/2018

Two minors were shot by an unidentified assailant in Barangay Alang-Alang, Mandaue City. Police believed that the shooting incident was a product of a gang war. According to Chief Inspector Mercy Villaro, information officer of Mandaue City…

Youth needs alternative to stop gang membership, says Osmeña

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/02/2018

Giving an alternative for the youth to spend their energy is Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s answer to the recruitment of minors in gangs. On Good Friday and Black Saturday, nine minors were rescued and were caught…

2 members of Akyat Bahay gang arrested in Mambaling

Benjie B. Talisic 02/23/2018

Two members of the “Akyat Bahay” were arrested in an entrapment operation in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City on Friday morning. Charlotte Casipong, 21, lost her ATM card and several of her belongings when the home intruders broke…

Minors contract STDs after time with gang

Norman V. Mendoza 02/15/2018

Para nako morag wa na gyud ko’y gana magtinarong kay wa naman ko’y klarong pamilya (For me, it seems that I no longer have any interest to do good as I no longer have a family that…

Keep kids away from gang leader, parents told

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/29/2018

PARENTS were reminded to strictly monitor their children’s activities outside school lest they be lured into joining gangs without their knowledge. “Ang ginikanan kay minor man na after dismissal time ila gyod ng check on ilang mga…

Mothers seek help after kids join gang made up of children

Nestle L. Semilla 01/28/2018

Basak Pardo kid-recruits were burned in wrists and paddled to become gang members “Help us save our children,” This was the appeal of a 46-year-old mother to barangay officials after she found out that her youngest son…

City Hall to tap frat, gang members

Calvin D. Cordova 07/21/2017

  The Cebu City government is asking fraternity and gang members to pour their energy on worthwhile activities instead of engaging in gang wars and other crimes. Councilor Dave Tumulak, the deputy mayor for police matters, said…

Salisi gang member nabbed by Liloan police

Benjie B. Talisic 06/26/2017

  A MEMBER of the so-called “Salisi” robbery gang was arrested by Liloan police for robbing a law firm office in Liloan town, Monday morning. The suspect was identified as Junifer Maglasang, a 37-year-old resident of Barangay…

Public warned on ‘Salisi Gang’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/30/2017

CEBU City residents and visitors were advised by police to keep their belongings close to them lest they be victimized by the “Salisi gang.” “Be careful. Be vigilant. They are always looking for some weak points,” said…

Timeout for PNP

Editorial 01/31/2017

Somehow, we don’t believe that the Duterte administration will drop the police from its war on illegal drugs despite the pronouncement of PNP Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa. In fact, we suspect that the police will…

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