Makati court dismisses drug case vs Kerwin Espinosa, Peter Co, 2 others

Tetch Torres-Tupas - INQUIRER.net 12/29/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 64 has dismissed the drug trafficking case against Kerwin Espinosa, Wu Tuan Yuan a.k.a. Peter Co, and two others. In a 13-page order dated Dec. 17,…

Cops probe if HVT arrested with P1.1 M shabu has Espinosa drug group links

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are checking if a high-value target (HVT), who was caught with P1.1 million worth of suspected shabu during an anti-illegal drug operation at past noon on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Clavano…

SC dismisses Peter Lim’s TRO petition

Inquirer.net 09/27/2018

The Supreme Court dismissed the petition filed by Cebu-based businessman Peter Go Lim to stop the drug probe being conducted anew by the Department of Justice (DOJ) against him. Lim, in his petition, asked the high court…

DOJ: 2 respondents in Peter Lim, Kerwin Espinosa drug case killed

Julius N. Leonen and Ador Vincent Mayol 04/03/2018

Two respondents in the illegal drug trading charges that included alleged drug lords Peter Lim and Kerwin Espinosa were killed in separate incidents, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has learned. Max Miro, right-hand man of self-confessed drug…

DOJ clears Peter Lim, Kerwin Espinosa, 6 others for drug trafficking charges

Ador Vincent Mayol 03/12/2018

Cebuano businessman Peter Lim can heave a sigh of relief. The Depatment of Justice’s (DOJ) Task Force on Illegal Drugs has dismissed the drug charges filed against Lim and at least seven others for failure of the…

MORBID ELATION

Ador Vincent Mayol 02/20/2018

Chief Insp. Jovie Espenido happy over the death of lawyer Jonnah John Ungab and accused him of being Kerwin Espinosa’s partner in illegal drugs. As cries for justice reverberate, one man openly expressed elation over the slay…

AMBUSHED

Ador Vincent Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette B. Erram 02/19/2018

KERWIN ESPINOSA LAWYER WAYLAID, KILLED IN BROAD DAYLIGHT Less than two hours after accompanying self-confessed drug lord Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr. in the courtroom, his lawyer was killed in an ambush in broad daylight on Monday along…

Slain Mayor’s brother reiterates call for justice

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/13/2017

CEBU CITY–The brother of slain Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. welcomed the request of the two Senate committees for the Department of Justice to expedite its preliminary investigation on the criminal case filed against operatives of the…

Senate report affirms family’s belief that slain Leyte Mayor was ‘silenced’

Joey Gabieta 03/13/2017

TACLOBAN CITY-The family of slain Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. of Albuera town in Leyte felt vindicated by the Senate report that his killing was meant to “silence” him. Speaking on behalf of the family, lawyer Jonah John…

Witness in Kerwin Espinosa’s case shot dead

Robert Dejon 01/06/2017

ORMOC CITY—A witness in the cases filed against policemen accused of protecting suspected drug lord Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr. was shot by still unidentified armed men on Juan Luna Street, Ormoc City, Leyte on Friday night. Ferdinand…

NO JAIL TIME FOR ESPINOSA KILLERS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Joey Gabieta 12/07/2016

Just as the wheels of justice started moving, President Rodrigo Duterte announced that he would not allow the policemen who allegedly killed Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. to go to jail. The statement from the country’s…

‘DEFENSELESS’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Inquirer.net 12/06/2016

NBI investigation says Espinosa Sr. was murdered; raiding team charged with multiple murder This is a premeditated killing, superiority of force and defenseless. Helpless ’yong victims dito (The victims here are helpless).” This was the statement of…

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