Probe on for ‘rampant’ sex trafficking activities in Mandaue City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) will be keeping an eye on reported ‘rampant’ sex-trafficking activities in Mandaue City. This developed after the arrest of an Iranian…

Iranian teen detained over Instagram dance videos

AP 07/08/2018

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has detained a teenager who posted dance videos on Instagram and attracted tens of thousands of followers. State TV broadcast a video on Friday in which Maedeh Hojabri, 18, acknowledged breaking moral norms…

Ombud clears fiscal of graft raps

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/11/2015

THE Ombudsman-Visayas dismissed the criminal and administrative charges filed against Cebu City Asst. Prosecutor Mary Ann Castro who was accused of receiving a P10,000 bribe from a Filipino-Iranian in 2011. In a resolution, the anti-graft office said…

Iranian accused of rape convicted for violating alias law

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/07/2015

A Toledo City court convicted an Iranian for using  a pseudonym to misrepresent himself. Hossein Malakooti, who introduced himself as Alex, was found guilty of violating the Anti-Alias Law and was sentenced to one year and six…

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