CIDG, CCPO conduct parallel investigation over Cortes’ killing

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Major General Albert Ignatius Ferro, the director of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), has released a directive to CIDG-7 to conduct a parallel investigation with the Cebu City Police Office…

CCPC calls for thorough investigation on Rey Cortes killing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) is calling for a swift and thorough investigation in the killing of dyRB blocktimer Renante ‘Rey’ Cortes. CCPC, in a statement issued on Thursday, July 22, condemned the…

Cebu City police to form SITG on slain Cebu blocktimer

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 07/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police here will be forming a Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) to shed light on the killing of Cebuano blocktimer Renante ‘Rey’ Cortes of dyRB – Cebu. “We have directed Station 11 (Mambaling…

Rama to CCPO: Solve death of mediaman

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama ordered the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to solve the death of radio commentator, Rey Cortes, who was shot dead in broad daylight on July 21, 2021,…

Cebu blocktimer killed in broad daylight

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 07/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu blocktimer Rey Cortes of DYRB – Cebu succumbed to his gunshot wounds on Thursday morning, July 22, according to attending physicians in Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). He was declared dead at…

Radio blocktimer in Cebu City shot outside radio station

Paul Lauro 07/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Still unidentified gunmen shot a radio blocktimer here who had just gone off-air after a program on Thursday morning, July 22, 2021. Rey Cortes of dyRB-Cebu was rushed to a hospital after a riding-in-tandem shot…

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