Court dismisses election protest filed by Corro against Loot

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/04/2017

CEBU CITY–For failing to furnish a copy of the complaint to the other camp, the Regional Trial Court (RTC) dismissed the election protest filed by defeated mayoral candidate Augusto Corro against Mayor Vicente Loot of Daanbantayan town,…

Court prohibits Osmeña from closing any BDO branch, issuing statement to media

Doris C. Bongcac 03/29/2017

CEBU CITY—A Regional Trial Court has prohibited Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña from closing any BDO branch in the city. Judge Gilbert Moises of RTC branch 18 also directed Osmeña to refrain from issuing any media statements…

SM Seaside gets April 20 deadline

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/10/2017

With agreement, mall lawyers withdraw request for TRO against Cebu City gov’t SM Seaside City Cebu can continue operating without any fear of having the establishment closed by Cebu City Hall at least until April 20. Lawyers…

Court orders release of woman mistaken for human trafficking convict

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/25/2017

CEBU CITY–A Regional Trial Court (RTC) judge in Cebu City on Wednesday ordered the release of a female detainee who was arrested by agents of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) after she…

Police arrest fugitive Jaguar drug courier

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/19/2016

They’re falling one after the other. Four days after the Philippine National Police (PNP) cornered his alleged bodyguard, driver and courier, another cohort of slain drug lord Jeffrey “Jaguar” Diaz fell in the hands of police on…

‘I don’t sell drugs’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Rene F. Alima 11/29/2016

THE sister of the 38-year-old suspected drug pusher who was killed in a police operation last Nov. 25 voluntarily presented herself to the police on Monday, wanting to clear her name amid allegations that she was a…

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,…

American detained on child abuse charges

Jhunnex Napallacan 10/26/2016

CEBU CITY–An American is now behind bars in Cordova town on Mactan Island after he was arrested on Tuesday afternoon to face charges of child abuse. Maurice Bass, 54, didn’t resist arrest when policemen went to his…

Driver of getaway car allowed to post bail

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/08/2016

THE driver of getaway vehicle used by one of the alleged hitmen in Talisay City is about to step out of jail. Lawyer Rameses Villagonzalo said they are processing the release of Adhmann Canangca-an, who surrendered to…

Capitol told: Answer losing bidder’s petition

Izobelle T. Pulgo 09/28/2016

The Cebu provincial government and 11 medical suppliers were ordered by the court to answer the petition filed against them by a losing bidder. Cebu City executive judge Gilbert P. Moises of the Cebu City Regional Trial…

Manila medicine supplier files case against gov, Capitol officials

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/17/2016

A MANILA-based supplier asked the Regional Trial Court in Cebu City to stop the Cebu provincial government from awarding P9 million worth of medicine purchase contracts to 11 local suppliers. Endure Medical Inc. (EMI) also asked the…

Man charged with murder for attack on drinking buddy

Izobelle T. Pulgo 07/28/2016

A man is facing a murder charge at the Regional Trial Court (RTC) for allegedly stabbing his drinking buddy while they argued over a past dispute last March 3. Jelly Pace eventually died after succumbing to stab…

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