Sinas says ‘hitmen cops’ statement was taken out of context

Benjie B. Talisic 11/10/2018

I WAS misinterpreted. Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, director of the Central Visayas police, has denied a report attributed to him by an international news agency that made it appear that he conclusively said that some active and…

Rights group wants probe on ‘hitmen-cops’

Inquirer.net 11/06/2018

An international human rights watchdog has called on the government to form an independent commission that would look into the alleged involvement of police officers in the killing of people supposedly involved in illegal drugs. Human Rights…

IDENTIFY, PROSECUTE ‘HITMEN COPS’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 11/01/2018

CEBU OFFICIALS, CHR-7 TO PNP: Local officials in Cebu are now urging authorities to probe into the claims of a top police official in Central Visayas that some policemen in the province are active hitmen hired by…

Garma to Pardo cops: Probe 2 nabbed ‘hitmen’

Benjie B. Talisic and USJ-R Intern Gerard Vincent Francisco 08/15/2018

“GET the background and investigate thoroughly the circumstances of the two armed men, who were believed to be hitmen, who were caught in Barangay Pardo on Tuesday night.” This was the order of Cebu City Police Office…

Osmeña reveals list of ‘hitmen’ now in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio and Zena V. Magto USJ-R Journalism Interns 08/13/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña claims he has a list of police hitmen, whom he called ‘killer boys’ from Negros Oriental who have recently been assigned or have moved to Cebu. The list, he said, includes policemen,…

Three gun-for-hire suspects nabbed in Danao

Benjie Talisic 11/09/2017

  Three men were arrested by Danao City police for possession of firearms and shabu in Danao City. The suspects were identified as Edgar Bueno, a 43-year-old resident of Barangay Maslog and Dennis Garbe, a 35-year-old resident…

Assassination plot vs cops foiled with the arrest of three suspects

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 12/14/2016

Be extra careful.” Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas, deputy director for operations of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), warned all policemen to be vigilant following a report that two police officials and three intelligence…

Charges to be filed against driver of getaway vehicle

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/06/2016

Charges of attempted murder will be filed against the driver of the getaway vehicle used by one of the alleged hitmen in Talisay City. Driver Adhmann Sigue Canangca-an told reporters that he only drove his cousin Felix…

Two ‘hitmen’ shot dead by police in Talisay

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/05/2016

At least two alleged gunmen hired by a drug personality were killed in what police said was a shootout in Barangay Maghaway, Talisay City at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Joser Abacahan, 30, and his still unidentified companion were…

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