Police say lawyer shot in Dumaguete received death threats

Florence Baesa 01/03/2020

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental—Police Colonel Julian Entoma, director of the Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office (NOPPO), confirmed that the lawyer who was shot at his home’s premises on Friday morning, January 3, 2020, received death threats prior…

Former lawyer Cañete arrested for cyber libel

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Dionisio Cañete, a former lawyer and arnis grandmaster, has been arrested in his home along Eagle Street, Santo Niño Village, in Barangay Banilad, Mandaue City in the morning of December 10, 2019. Cañete, who…

PDEA: Lawyer caught with suspected marijuana at airport to remain detained until Monday

Norman Mendoza 11/15/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lawyer Caesar Tabotabo will have to stay in Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) detention cell since possession of illegal drugs case against the lawyer will still be filed on Monday,…

IBP Cebu City hopes due process of law will be given to arrested lawyer

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter expressed sadness over the arrest of member and Lawyer Caesar Tabotabo. Tabotabo was nabbed for alleged possession of marijuana at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Domestic…

Gadon should rethink his conduct in public – lawyer

Faye Orellana - INQUIRER.net 10/06/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Suspended lawyer Lorenzo “Larry” Gadon should reconsider how he behaves in public, lawyer Barry Gutierrez, spokesperson of Vice President Leni Robredo, said Sunday. Gutierrez made the remark on Sunday after a day after news…

IBP-Cebu condemns Dela Cerna attack, urges police to get perpetrators

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Integrated Bar of the Philippines- Cebu Chapter (IBP – Cebu) said the attempt on the life of fellow lawyer, Inocencio Dela Cerna, was an attack against the rule of law. In a statement…

IBP Cebu City to police: Protect our lawyers

Rosalie Abatayo 09/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP)- Cebu City Chapter is calling on the police to address the violence that is “targeting” lawyers. Lawyer Regal Oliva, president of IBP-Cebu City, said it is…

Lawyer survives ambush outside Cebu City Hall of Justice

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Gerard Vincent Francisco 09/02/2019

(Updated 10:40 a.m.) Cebu City, Philippines—Lawyer Innocencio dela Cerna was ambushed by still unknown assailants outside the Cebu City Hall of Justice at the Qimonda IT Center at the North Reclamation Area in Cebu City around 9…

Bigamy case filed vs Raffy Tulfo — lawyer

06/10/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A woman claiming to be the wife of broadcaster Raffy Tulfo filed a bigamy case against him on Monday before the Office of the City Prosecutor in Quezon City. “The bigamy case against Raffy…

Five witnesses to receive cash reward for helping solve Silawan case

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/29/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — At least five persons will receive the cash reward for the information that they provided which has led to the arrest of Renato Llenes, the accused in the killing of 16-year-old Christine…

Ashley Abad’s boyfriend ready to face charges, says lawyer

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/13/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – The camp of Neil Spencer Tiu, the boyfriend of 19-year-old Ashley Abad who died of ecstasy overdose after attending a pre-Sinulog concert last January, is ready to face the charges that will be…

NBI-7 begins investigating Fiscal Mary Ann Castro’s death

Delta Derycka Letigio with Inquirer.net 01/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Even before a directive could come from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) has already started its own investigation on the death of former Cebu City Prosecutor…

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