NBI-7 shuts down ‘abortion clinics’: 5 facing ‘internal abortion’ raps

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A male computer programmer and four women were facing intentional abortion charges after they were arrested for allegedly being involved in the operations of two alleged abortion clinics in the cities of Cebu…

Retired Army Colonel tagged in killing of Cebu lawyer, wounding of another lawyer

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Another retired Philippine Army official was arrested for his alleged involvement in the killing of a lawyer in Cebu City. The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) accused Retired Colonel Edwin…

Sex offender nabbed in Ginatilan

and Paul Lauro, Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities here arrested a 55-year-old U.S. citizen in Ginatilan town, southwestern Cebu on December 10, 2020 who was classified as a fugitive of his home country. The National Bureau of Investigation in Central…

Six persons face murder charges for killing lawyer in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 12/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Six individuals, including a resigned military officer, are now facing charges after they were accused of killing a lawyer in Cebu City. The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) on Thursday,…

NBI-7 notes upsurge in cybercrime-related complaints

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Over 400 possible cases related to cybercrime in Central Visayas are being investigated since the pandemic began this year. The National Bureau of Investigation here (NBI-7) said they noted a surge in complaints…

CPPO works with NBI to investigate minor’s death in Badian

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) is in close coordination with the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) in response to the request of a father in Badian town to investigate…

NBI-7 exploring theory Christine Silawan was killed near where her body was found

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One week since the death of Christine Lee Silawan shook not only Cebu but also the entire country, investigators are now looking into another possibility on where the 16-year-old tithe collector was killed.…

EXTORTION RACKET BUSTED

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/21/2016

Taiwanese nationals, allegedly operating an online extortion racket victimizing retired and active government officials in Taiwan, were raided by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI-7) at their hideout base inside a subdivision in Barangay Guadalupe,…

Spa operators likely to face raps

Michaela Jaycel L. Dolores 10/12/2016

The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) will likely file charges today for violation of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act against the operators of Beah’s Spa and Massage on F. Ramos Street, Barangay Cogon-Ramos, Cebu…

New NBI 7 chief calls for teamwork in fighting criminality

07/15/2016

  “Let’s have teamwork and let’s stay true to our calling.” This is what the newly appointed Regional Director of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI 7), Patricio S. Bernales said during his turnover…

PETER LIM NOT ON WATCHLIST

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/09/2016

Loot says when he was Narcom chief, Lim’s name did not appear on list Retired Police General Vicente Loot says Cebuano businessman Peter Lim was not in the police watchlist during his stint as chief of the…

NBI nabs 2 Lapu village chiefs in firing range raid

Norman V. Mendoza 06/29/2015

Several persons, including two barangay captains in Lapu-Lapu City, were arrested while government-owned ammunition were seized when agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) raided a firing range in barangay Suba-Basbas last Saturday…

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