TRO again tells police to submit Banua’s gun permit

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/22/2018

WAS Michael Banua a ‘mercenary?’ Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña believed so. And this belief prompted the local chief executive to once again request the top police officials in Cebu to show proof that Banua had a…

Liloan resident caught firing gun inside bar

Benjie B. Talisic 08/05/2018

Police arrested a resident of Liloan town after he allegedly fired his gun inside a bar in Mango Avenue, Cebu City at past 3 a.m on Sunday, Aug. 5. The 35-year-old suspect identified as Dennis Tiguman fired…

Former vice mayor wounded in gun attack in Batangas

Inquirer.net 07/15/2018

SAN PEDRO CITY — A former vice mayor of Santo Tomas town in Batangas province was wounded in a gun attack on Saturday evening. The victim, Ferdinand Ramos, was on his way home when he was shot…

GUN VIOLENCE CLAIMS 2 MORE LIVES

Ador Vincent S. Mayol and Morexette Marie B. Erram, Benjie B. Talisic 07/12/2018

And the killings continue. A policewoman and a former councilman were the latest fatalities in the spate of killings that has been recorded in Cebu over the last 28 hours. Glen Mark Manal, a former councilman of…

Cebu-based group denounces Duterte’s tirades against Catholic Church, God

Ador Mayol 07/09/2018

  A group composed of senior citizens in Cebu has denounced President Rodrigo Duterte’s tirades against the Catholic Church and God, saying it offends religious feelings and emboldens his followers to go after priests and lay people.…

Lacson wants ‘stricter’ gun control rules

Inquirer.net 07/02/2018

After ‘brazen’ Tanauan mayor slay Alarmed by the series of killings in the country even in broad daylight, Senator Panfilo Lacson on Monday called for “stricter firearms control measures” even before these killings “reach ubiquitous level.” Lacson,…

Ex-village chief owns gun recovered from Dumpit

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/29/2018

THE firearm recovered from slain SPO1 Adonis Dumpit was found to be registered under the name of outgoing Tejero Barangay Captain Jessielou Cadungog, the police said. Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, the director of Police Regional Office in…

Loot security aide arrested

Benjie B. Talisic 06/12/2018

CEBU CITY—The bodyguard of Mayor Vicente Loot of Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu was arrested for possessing two unlicensed firearms. Jose. Dupay, 61 and a retired police inspector, was detained at the Daanbantayan police station pending filing…

UC, USC gun for early lead in Cesafi Partner’s Cup

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 06/11/2018

THE M. Lhuillier-University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters and the Cebu Landmasters-University of San Carlos (USC) Warriors will be gunning for the top spot in the standings when they battle separate opponents in the 2018 Cesafi Partner’s Cup…

Police probe: Where is the gun, who owns it?

Benjie B. Talisic and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/31/2018

Police are trying to locate the gun which accidentally fired and hit the leg of Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot. After the incident last Wednesday night, the gun seems to have disappeared and no one could tell where…

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