Lay minister may have been killed for arrest of drug personality’s cohort – police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigating a cohort  of a drug personality, who was arrested recently, as a person of interest (POI) in the killing of a lay minister inside the Inayawan Public Market on Sunday…

Compostela police on Asturias village chief’s killing: Statements of 3 witnesses, POI vital to probe

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Compostela police are hoping that the investigation in the killing of Kaluangan barangay captain of Asturias town western Cebu will be moving and the killer eventually will be identified and arrested. Police Lieutenant…

Real estate agent no longer a person of interest in Fernandez killing

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rosinda Acot, one of five persons of interest in the killing of Lawyer Rex Fernandez, has been taken off the list after she coordinated with investigators and issued a statement about the lawyer’s…

Real estate agent a ‘person of interest’ in lawyer’s killing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Investigators here are still trying to identify the killers and mastermind behind the killing of lawyer Rex Mario Jesus Fernandez. And now, they are urging a certain Rosinda Acot to help them in…

Lapida maker killed for failing to deliver headstone on time 

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 06/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 30-year-old lapida maker or headstone maker was believed to have been killed because he failed to finish an already paid lapida or headstone on time. Witnesses told police that this was probably…

Ligan: Colita had nothing to do with Nepomuceno’s murder

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The gun that Police Staff Sergeant Celso Colita used to kill himself was different from the gun that was used in the April 19 murder of Ritchie “Miles” Nepomuceno. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan,…

Dalaguete cops now have person of interest in killing of STL operator

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Dalaguete police are now pursuing a person of interest in the killing of a Small Town Lottery (STL) operator along Barangay Coro, Dalaguete southern Cebu, while onboard his motorcycle with his live-in…

Talisay police identify ‘person of interest’ in veterinarian’s ambush

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 12/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Talisay City have already identified a “person of interest” in the killing of veterinarian Neil Boligao in an ambush while in Sitio Maanyag, Barangay Biasong, Talisay City at dawn today, December…

Talisay City police has person of interest in case of buried body found in Talisay City

Alven Marie Timtim 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Talisay City police are now looking into a person of interest who might be involved in the murder of a still unidentified man who was found buried in a vacant lot in Sitio Sambagan,…

Police identifies person of interest in brutal death of 14-year-old girl

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 10/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Pinamungajan town police arrested in Cebu City a person of interest (POI) who may be involved in the brutal killing of a 14-year old girl in Barangay Guimbawian, Pinamungajan town on Monday,…

‘Mastermind’ in killing of businessman owed him at least P1M – police

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mabolo police are now looking at the possibility that the mastermind in the killing of businessman Jeffrey Gomotin was someone who owed him at least a million pesos. Police Captain Dexter Basirgo said…

Sinas to NegOr cops: Don’t tag NPAs in killings unless there is proof

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The police in Negros Oriental are warned about conveniently tagging the New People’s Army (NPA) as the ones responsible for the killings in their province. Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas, Police Regional Office…

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