Carcar City police chief welcomes probe over deputy’s alleged abuse of power

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The chief of the Carcar City Police Station welcomes any investigation on the alleged abuse of power committed by his deputy chief officer. Police Lieutenant Colonel Allan Rosario, chief  of the Carcar City Police…

Charges filed against Labella, Rama, other city execs for Carbon modernization

Dyrecka Letigio 09/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A group of Cebu City residents has filed charges of grave misconduct and corruption against Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, Vice Mayor Michael Rama, some City Council members, and other city officials over…

PNP dismisses cop who killed 52-year-old woman in QC

Zacarian Sarao 06/24/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The “drunk” police officer who killed a 52-year-old lady in Quezon City has been dismissed from service, according to Philippine National Police (PNP) head Gen. Guillermo Eleazar. “Today, I signed the dismissal order of…

Criminal, administrative cases filed against arrested Carmen Intel officer

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Criminal and administrative cases were filed on Monday, March 15, against Police Executive Master Sergeant Julius Obañana, Carmen town’s intelligence officer. A complaint of Robbery with Violence Against Intimidation of Persons or violation of…

Bambi Beltran fights back; accuses Labella of authorizing the gathering of Edlab Riders

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It is now her turn to sue Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella for “allowing” the gathering of his supporters in violation of health and safety protocols. Cebuana artist and entrepreneur Maria Victoria “Bambi”…

CA clears Naga Mayor Chiong of admin raps on petroleum firm permit issue

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The appellate court has cleared Naga City, Cebu Mayor Valdemar Chiong of administrative charges of grave misconduct and gross negligence over the issuance of a conditional mayor’s permit to a petroleum company, despite…

Sinas reminds cops of consequences if caught using illegal drugs

Alven Marie Timtim, Benjie Talisic 07/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police officers will face administrative charges and be terminated from service if they will fail the random drug tests for law enforcers and be proven to have used illegal drugs. Police Brigadier General…

Present counter evidences, Sandigan tells Chiong

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Former Naga City Mayor Valdemar Chiong needs to present his counter-evidences to prove his innocence on the graft charge filed against him, the Sandiganbayan resolved. In a three-page resolution, the graft court denied Chiong’s Motion…

House Deputy Speaker Garcia dismissed from public office over purchase of Balili property

King Anthony Perez and Morexette Erram 02/12/2018

Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia questioned the ‘timing’ of Ombudsman’s decision to dismiss her from public office. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales ordered the dismissal of Garcia,  former Cebu Governor and now third district representative for grave misconduct. The…

Councilor James Anthony Cuenco dismissed from service

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/04/2017

CEBU CITY–The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of Cebu City Councilor James Anthony Cuenco and a former congressional staff member for serious dishonesty and grave misconduct due to alleged irregularities in the program funded…

Ombudsman orders dismissal of 8 CTU officials

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/02/2017

Eight officials of Cebu Technological University are dismissed from service after having been found guilty by the Office of the Ombudsman of grave misconduct. The dismissal stemmed from the grant of P3,000 monthly payment to accountant Gilminarde…

Fellow policeman sexually harassed me — policewoman

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/11/2016

A 53-YEAR-OLD policeman is in hot water for allegedly making sexual advances to a policewoman in one of the police stations in Cebu City. The Investigation and Detection Management Branch (IDMB) of the Cebu City Police Office…

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