Mandaue vet says abusive personnel will face full force of the law

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Veterinary Office will not hesitate to punish their personnel who will be proven to have abused animals during the conduct of an impounding operation. Dr. Karen Merilles, Mandaue City Veterinarian,…

19-year-old man nabbed for maltreating 7-year-old boy in Naga City

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/26/2021

Nineteen-year-old Daniel Echavez at the Naga Police Station. | Contributed photo via Paul CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 19-year-old man is facing the prospect of serving time in jail for allegedly maltreating a  7-year-old boy in Purok…

Victims of maltreatment of police, enforcers can file complaint at Cebu City Legal Office

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Victims of maltreatment from police or any other enforcer can file complaints at the Cebu City Legal Office.  This was the statement of Mayor Edgardo Labella after a policeman was relieved in the…

Alleged maltreatment of ECQ violators in Tuburan to be probed

Rosalie Abatayo 04/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) has ordered an investigation on the alleged maltreatment of four young men when they were invited to the police station in Tuburan town in midwestern Cebu. The…

CLO investigate PROBE team members accused of maltreating sidewalk vendor

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office has started its investigation on Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) team members who were accused of maltreating a sidewalk vendor along A. Soriano Street. Lawyer Rey…

Rama: Absence of concrete solution for displaced vendors is the root of the problem

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael “Mike” Rama said that the plight of the many displaced vendors from the streets without a concrete solution from the city may be the reason why some vendors…

CHR probes ‘maltreatment’ of inmates in Cebu City jail

Inna Gian Mejia, Nestle L. Semilla 08/02/2017

The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) has launched its investigation on the alleged maltreatment of inmates at the city jail in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City. Leo Villarino, acting chief of CHR-7 investigation division, said…

Woman in chains for 3 years

Rene Alima 02/08/2015

Police in an upland barangay in the City of Naga in southern Cebu arrested a farmer for allegedly chaining his mentally-ill wife inside their house to prevent her from venturing outside. The maltreatment, which officials of barangay…

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