Policemen involved in rape, extortion raps to lose allowance from Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The policemen who are facing raps on extortion, rape, and allegedly running a secret jail in Barangay Sawang Calero in Cebu City will lose their allowances from the city government. Mayor Edgardo Labella…

11 Sawang Calero cops relieved for extortion, rape

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Eleven police officers of Sawang Calero Police Station were relieved from their post for their alleged involvement in extortion and rape. According to Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, director of Police Regional Office in…

No to misogynists: What we women can do

Solita Callas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 03/06/2021

A much-needed shot in the arm (not the vaccine) was received by yours truly when John Dexter Canda’s “Letter of apology” appeared in this newspaper’s Young Blood column last Tuesday. Here was a millennial apologizing for voting…

Young woman allegedly raped by kin found dead in north Cebu town

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in a northern Cebu town are encouraging those, who are victims of sexual abuse or rape, to visit the police station and report the incident. The northern town’s acting police chief made…

Enraged Sharon Cuneta to go after netizen who threatened to rape daughter Frankie

Katrina Hallare 06/20/2020

MANILA — An apparently furious Sharon Cuneta has vowed to do whatever she can to find the netizen who threatened to rape her daughter, Frankie, and sue him for his malicious act. The Mega Star even tagged…

Man, 35, facing rape case for ‘molesting’ daughter, 14

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 35-year-old man from Argao, a southern Cebu town, is facing rape charges after he was accused of allegedly molesting his 14-year-old daughter. Police Senior Master Sergeant Vivian Tamayo 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…

Cops looking for Swedish national accused of allegedly raping 27-year-old woman inside Cebu City hostel

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are looking for a 24-year-old Swedish national, who is accused of raping a 27-year-old woman in a hostel in Cebu City. Joseph Daniel Arian, who owns a Swedish passport, is being pursued…

Rape suspect denies allegations, asks complainants to drop charges

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A construction worker from Daanbantayan, Cebu who was arrested on Thursday, February 20, 2020, for allegedly raping a minor in 2017 denied the accusations hurled against him. Ariel Arriesgado Cuyos, 23, insisted he was innocent and…

Most wanted in Malabuyoc, Cebu nabbed in Lapu-Lapu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/30/2020

Cebu City, Philippins—The most wanted person in Malabuyoc town of southwestern Cebu was nabbed after hiding from authorities for over two years.  The suspect, identified as Gerald Legarde, 27, is facing three counts of rape. He is…

Police nab wanted man hiding in Cebu for 14 years from rape case in Zamboanga del Norte

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/29/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — It took more than a decade for police to finally arrest a 55-year-old man, who was wanted in Zamboanga del Norte allegedly for raping a 13-year-old girl in 2005. Felix Banlaygas did…

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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