Prosecutor: Downgrading murder case vs self-confessed teen killer not an option

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/07/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The killing of Christine Lee Silawan is so heinous that considering a plea bargain for self-confessed killer Renato Llenes is not an option for the prosecution. Prosecutor Sheilamar Saliganan-Abadia, handling prosecutor of the…

Prosecution witness claims being asked not to testify

Nestle L. Semilla 07/19/2017

  A WITNESS in the killing of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel has claimed that he was approached by an emissary of Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel, the principal suspect in the crime, and asked…

Gica faces suspension order for illegal raid

Ador Vincent Mayol 06/05/2017

EMBATTLED Dumanjug Mayor Efren Gica’s legal troubles just got worse due to a suspension order issued against him by the Ombudsman-Visayas. Gica was ordered suspended for leading a police team in conducting a raid without a search…

Detaining De Lima

Editorial 02/26/2017

The worst mistake the Duterte administration can now make besides that heinous kidnap and murder of a South Korean businessman right inside the PNP’s Camp Crame headquarters is to make a martyr out of Sen. Leila De…

SC grants lawyer’s bid to be delisted

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/25/2017

A Cebuano, who was a former president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu province chapter, has had enough of the corruption plaguing the judiciary and prosecution service — enough to give up being a…

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