4 men indicted for killing Cebuano lawyer

Ador Vincent Mayol - Senior Reporter / @inquirervisayas 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY –– Four men who took part in the murder of a lawyer in Cebu last November are now facing trial in court. The Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office found sufficient basis to indict John Raymond Suarez,…

Personal grudge seen as motive in killing of farmer in Sogod town

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 04/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Sogod town in northern Cebu say personal grudge was the motive behind the killing of a 62-year-old farmer in Sitio Sacsac in Barangay Dakit on Monday, April 5, 2021. The victim…

Social cleansing

Manuel L. Quezon III - @inquirerdotnet 12/23/2020

That observer of revolutions, the Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski, famously observed, “When is a crisis reached? When questions arise that can’t be answered.” There is a truism that in our country, the public respects and admires the…

Special Investigation Task Group created for Cebu lawyer’s ambush

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/27/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—A Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) will be created by the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to focus on the investigation of the killing of Lawyer Luis Wee. Wee was gunned down by still…

Retired judge tagged in 2019 murder of Zamboanga judge nabbed

Consuelo Marquez - Reporter / @ConsINQ 10/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A retired judge was arrested by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) for his alleged involvement in the May 2019 murder of another judge in Zamboanga, the Supreme Court’s Office of the…

Second most wanted person in Cebu City nabbed in Bohol

Alven Marie Timtim 10/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man claiming to be a “former barangay tanod of Ermita,” who was accused of murder and has eluded authorities for nine years, was finally caught today, Saturday, October 10 in Loon town,…

Police looking into love triangle as motive in murder of Liloan thrift shop owner

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 09/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Maria Victoria Corpuz Lingal was found lying in a pool of blood inside her home in Purok Narra, Barangay Tayud in Liloan town on Saturday afternoon, September 26, 2020. Lingal, 41, died from…

Brothers facing murder charge for killing 55-year-old laborer in San Remegio

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two brothers are now detained at the San Remegio Police Station after they hacked a laborer to death. Murder charges are also set to be filed on Monday, September 7, against Danilo Abarao,…

Panglao police chief: Still no lead on ex-cop’s killers

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Almost 24-hours has passed since the killing of a former police officer in Bohol province, but investigators handling the case said they still don’t have any leads on the suspects or the motive…

Suspect in student’s killing nabbed in Consolacion

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 22-year-old entrepreneur, who is the suspect in the killing of a Criminology student in 2019, was arrested in Barangay Tayud, Consolacion town in northern Cebu, this afternoon of August 11, 2020. Adbul…

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…

Fish vendor on bike shot dead in Lapu-Lapu City

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Station 4 of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) is asking the public for help in solving the killing of a fish vendor in Barangay Agus on Wednesday morning, June 3, 2020. Police…

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