Body of missing 13-year-old drowning victim found 21 hours later

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 10/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The missing 13-year-old girl who was swept away by giant waves on Monday, was finally found 21 hours later floating off the waters in Sitio Pungtod Dahunan, Barangay Perrelos in Carcar City on…

Two farmers nabbed for allegedly raping mentally-challenged girl

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 07/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two farmers, who were wanted for raping a mentally challenged 12-year-old girl on March this year, were arrested today, July 16, in their house in one of the towns in northern Cebu. Noriel…

Five-year-old boy drowns in Naga, Cebu

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A five-year-old boy died after he drowned while swimming in a beach resort in Barangay Langtad, City of Naga early Thursday evening, May 6, 2021.  According to a police report from Naga City…

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…

Policeman kills rape suspect, who attacked him with knife

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A policeman shot dead a 22-year-old man, who was a suspect in the rape of a minor, after he resisted arrest at past 6 a.m. today, February 12 in Light House, Sitio Kalubihan,…

Argument leads to stabbing incident in Cordova

Paul Lauro 10/20/2020

Cordova, Cebu—A man was stabbed by a minor after both got into an argument due to an accident along the Centennial road in Sitio Sangi, Barangay Alegria, here on Tuesday afternoon, October 20, 2020. The victim was…

Teacher, minor, 5 others collared in separate buy bust operations in Consolacion town

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Seven individuals including a public school teacher and a 17-year-old girl were arrested Friday night for the violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. The seven were arrested for the possession…

Lapu police rescue 13-year-old girl, nab pimp

Norman V. Mendoza 03/14/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu -A 13-year-old girl from Lapu-Lapu City was rescued by police from the company of a pimp during an entrapment operation, Friday afternoon, March 13, 2020. Police Lieutenant Albe Codilla, chief of the Women and…

Mom of man accused of raping minor: My son is innocent

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The mother of the construction worker accused of rape, can’t help but shed tears as she helplessly observe her son being accompanied by the Police to be brought to the Cebu City Jail…

Man beaten, stabbed in San Remigio lands in hospital; cops going after assailants

Alvin Marie A. Timtim 12/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are pursuing five men and a minor after they were identified as among the eight suspects in the beating and stabbing incident in the early morning of December 15, 2019 in Barangay…

Gacal condemns NPA for using minors 

Florence Baesa 12/09/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—The commander of the 4th Infantry Division Major General Franco Nemesio Gacal criticized the New People’s Army (NPA) for using minors in battle. This after a minor was identified as a fatality  in the government…

DepEd-7 to probe ‘rape incident’ involving minors

Futch Anthony Inso 11/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) will conduct its own investigation on the rape incident in the town of Minglanilla, where the alleged suspect and victim are both minors.  Based on…

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