Fernandez names possible killers in FB post, police form SITG

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City police will be forming a Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) to focus on the killing of Cebuano lawyer Rex Jesus Fernandez including interrogating at least four individuals that the victim…

5,903 drug war deaths as of September – PDEA

Consuelo Marquez - Reporter / @ConsINQ 11/06/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — Forty-seven more drug suspects were killed in anti-drug operations nationwide in August and September, raising the drug war death toll from the start of the Duterte administration up to September this year  to…

Police say alleged rebel killed in Cebu is a high-ranking NPA official in Southern Mindanao

Rosalie Abatayo 10/12/2020

CEBU CITY — Years of running against the law ended on Sunday evening (October 11, 2020) for alleged New People’s Army (NPA) commander Denis Paradero Rodinas. Rodinas was killed in a joint operation of the Philippine National…

Farmer hacks, kills neighbor in Barili, Cebu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 55-year-old farmer was hacked to death by his neighbor in Sitio Center Star, Barangay Tal-ot, Barili town southwestern Cebu at around 6 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Police Master Sergeant Mark…

Over 1,200 people in Nepal killed themselves during 74 days of lockdown

06/15/2020

KATHMANDU — On Saturday, 38-year-old Bhagwati attempted to kill herself at her home in Dolakha. Her children yelled for help. But by the time neighbors arrived, she was already unconscious. She was rushed to the district hospital,…

Balamban businessman facing murder charges for killing bakeshop worker

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Balamban Police is now preparing to file murder charges against a businessman who allegedly shot dead a female worker of a bakery in Barangay Santa Cruz-Santo Niño, Balamban, Cebu on Thursday afternoon, May…

NOPPO calling on witnesses to help solve case of murdered broadcaster

Immae Lachica 05/06/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police in Negros Oriental are still working to determine the motive of the killing of Rex Cornelio Pepino, a Dumaguete-based journalist, and radio broadcaster, who was gunned down Tuesday night, May 5, 2020,…

Cop shot dead while on his way home to Argao, Cebu

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 03/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police Corporal Vincent Arboladura had just left the Second Provincial Mobile Force Company (SPMFC) headquarters in Moalboal town and was driving his motorcycle on his way home to Argao town when he was…

Ex-convict killed in a buy-bust-turned-shootout in Dumanjug 

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 02/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police from Dumanjug town in southwestern Cebu killed an ex-convict in a shootout that stemmed from a buy bust operation late Wednesday evening, February 19, 2020. Alvin Dinopol, who was said to be in his…

Drug peddler killed in Talisay City buy-bust

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) killed a drug peddler who resisted arrest during a buy-bust operation in Sitio Bliss, Barangay Lawaan III, Talisay City, Cebu around 1:13…

Search for missing boy in Mandaue fire continues

Rosalie Abatayo 02/18/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Over 24 hours since the Monday dawn fire that hit Barangay Centro here, members of the Mandaue City Fire Station continue their search for Gerick Gestopa, the 21-year-old special child who was believed…

Retired judge and wife reportedly among those killed in Mandaue fire

Norman Mendoza, Rosalie Abatayo 02/17/2020

Mandaue City, Cebu—A retired judge and his wife were reportedly among those who perished in a fire that hit a residential area in Barangay Centro here on Monday dawn, February 17, 2020.  Charred remains of a woman…

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