Zafra urges lawyers to report any threats amid killings

Dyrecka Letigio 08/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra, the committee chairperson for peace and order, is urging law practitioners to report any threat to their lives. This amid the killing of human rights lawyer, Rex Fernandez,…

Police say they already have leads on lawyer’s murder

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said it is gaining ground in its investigation into the ambush killing of high profile Lawyer Joey Louis Wee, who was shot dead in broad daylight outside…

Cebu City police form SITG to probe retired cop’s murder

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) is being formed to investigate the killing of retired Police Staff Sergeant Brazillo Borinaga, who was shot dead outside his home in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City at…

Sinas: No special task group to investigate Ramirez’s death

Benjie Talisic 06/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will not form a Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) on the case involving the death of former Medellin mayor Ricardo “Ricky” Ramirez. This was revealed by…

Missing dashcam footages of Castro’s car still retrievable, says CCPO

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/14/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – The dashcam footages from the yellow Nissan Juke owned by slain former assistant Cebu City Prosecutor Mary Ann Castro may still be retrieved after they were reportedly erased. Superintendent  Frankie Jingle Lugo,…

King family denies alleged drug links

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/09/2016

The family of slain Cebuano businessman Richard King cried foul over insinuations that he was involved in the illegal drugs trade. Lawyer Deolito Alvarez, legal counsel of the King family, said they were extremely disappointed with the…

Comendador forms group to probe cop chief’s killing

Chito O. Aragon 04/11/2016

As the slain Senior Insp. Jonas Tahanlangit was laid to rest yesterday at a Barangay Talamban cemetery, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) also created a Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) for the early resolution…

Missing cop’s belongings identified by wife

Apple Ta-as 10/14/2015

THE wife of PO1 Jimmy Saranillo Jorge, a former police escort of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama who had been missing in more than a year, identified some valuables owned by her husband that had been found …

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