Mandaue police build up security amid spate of shooting incidents

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) would strengthen their security measures not just in Barangay Canduman but all over Mandaue City in light of Thursday’s shooting incidents that shocked city residents. Police Lieutenant…

Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill 81-year-old man in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, CEBU, Philippines — An 81-year-old man is the second shooting victim in Mandaue City, today, May 6, 2021. Rodulfo Seno Bihag, a resident of Zone 5, Barangay Canduman in Mandaue City, was shot dead by…

Stray bullet kills habal-habal driver in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A 39-year-old habal-habal driver or a motorcycle-for-hire driver died a few hours after celebrating the birthday of his brother when he was hit by a stray bullet while inside his house in Sitio…

3 men face murder charges for Valentine’s Day killing of habal-habal driver from Compostela town

Alven Marie Timtim 02/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Murder charges will be filed on Monday, February 17, 2020, against three men accused of killing a motorcycle-for-hire driver from Compostela town in northern Cebu. Police Senior Master Sergeant Julius Tradio of the…

Faces Of Cebu: Oliver Sayson, habal-habal driver

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 12/29/2019

Five years nako diri sa Cebu. Taga Busay ko nako ron pero gikan gyud ko sa Bayawan, Negros Oriental. Taga diri man sa Cebu akong asawa. Nag meet mi sa Manila kay didto mi nanarbaho. Nakasuway nako…

Ursula leaves 1 dead, 1 missing in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jonthan Cangga was on his way home to his family in Sitio Kamansi, Barangay Tagonon in Danao City midnight of Christmas Day, December 25, 2019. He really wanted to go home to his…

Body of missing habal-habal driver found in dam

Delta Letigio and Paul Lauro 12/26/2019

(First update) CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The body of habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) driver Jonathan Canggas, who was officially reported missing on December 25, was retrieved by personnel from Danao City’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) at 11:30…

Danao City continues search for missing motorcycle driver

Paul Lauro 12/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Danao City’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office continues its search and retrieval operations for a habal-habal (motorycle-for-hire) driver who went missing on Christmas Eve, December 24, as Typhoon Ursula hit Cebu. The…

Habal-habal driver shot dead in front home in Toledo City

Alven Marie A. Timtim, by Paul Lauro 08/20/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—A habal-habal (motorcycle taxi) driver was shot dead at the doorstep of his house in Sitio Kamanggahan, Barangay Poog, Toledo City, Cebu around 8 p.m. on August 19, 2019. The victim, identified by the police…

Police confiscate P600K worth of shabu from habal-habal driver, four others

Alven Marie Timtim 08/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police arrested five men in separate buy-bust operations in Barangays Labangon and Sawang Calero earlier today, August 12, and confiscated P595, 200 worth of suspected shabu. Police Corporal Fernando Ybañez of…

Compostela cops focusing on gang-related violence as motive in driver’s killing

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are veering away from the jealousy angle and focusing on the gang-related violence angle in the August 10 killing of a habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) driver in Compostela town in northern Cebu. Police Corporal…

Jealousy eyed in habal-habal driver’s killing in Compostela town

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Work-related jealousy or envy. This is one of the possible motives that Compostela Police is exploring in the killing of habal-habal driver (motorcycle-for-hire) Lenie Ochea Noval, 35, of Barangay Basak, Compostela town by…

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