Ecleo to surrender but sets conditions

Ador Vincent S. Mayol and Victor Anthiny V. Silva, Intern 05/17/2017

  After six years of hiding, cult leader and former Dinagat Islands Rep. Ruben Ecleo Jr. has expressed willingness to surrender to authorities on two conditions. His two former lawyers—Orlando Salatandre Jr. and Giovanni Mata—must be stripped…

Girl, stepfather saved from bridge jump

Norman V. Mendoza 05/15/2017

A FOUR-YEAR-OLD girl was rescued from drowning by a motorist and police after her stepfather tried to jump off the Mandaue-Mactan bridge with her in tow last Sunday dawn. The stepfather’s identity is being withheld to protect…

Inmates surrender contraband items

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/25/2017

  What led to their change of heart? Whether it was out of reverence for the image of Cebu’s patron, Santo Niño, which came to visit the jail facility for a night; or maybe the fear of…

Abu Sayyaf leader Sahiron intends to surrender — AFP

04/15/2017

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Radulan Sahiron, the notorious leader of the Abu Sayyaf in Sulu, has expressed his intention to surrender due to old age. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., commander of the military’s Western Mindanao Command, said…

JAILED

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/21/2017

Wearing a blue Lacoste polo shirt, black denim pants and sneakers, road rage shooter David Chua Lim Jr., a scion of one of Cebu’s rich families, was locked behind bars at the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO)…

Resign but not surrender

Editorial 02/15/2017

In other countries like the US where officials resign due to public pressure or in Japan where elected officials or even company officials perform hara kiri or suicide after being publicly disgraced, the resignation of now former…

Mayor told to surrender

Nestle L. Semilla 02/08/2017

THE Mayor’s League of the Philippines-Cebu chapter called on former Aloguinsan mayor Cynthia Moreno to pay heed to the arrest warrant issued by the Sandiganbayan against her and seven other officials. “Balaod mana. Sandiganbayan mana, dapat mo-follow…

Suspect in killing of Catmon police chief surrenders

Nestle L. Semilla 01/13/2017

One of the suspects in the killing of Catmon police chief Alexander Nuñez surrendered to Guihulngan City police on Thursday night. Jaime Jayson is the youngest of five brothers who killed Nuñez on Christmas eve when the…

Of drugs and renewal

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 12/30/2016

I t was Christmas Eve. I left the house telling my husband Jeff that I will come back before 10 p.m. “I really just need to do these interviews. Dinner is prepared. Please feed the children,” I…

PRO official calls on Jaime Jayson to surrender

Nestle L. Semilla 12/27/2016

Police Regional Office Central Visayas (PRO 7) deputy regional director for operations Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas called on Jaime Jayson, one of the suspects in the killing of Catmon Police Station chief Sen. Insp. Alejandro Nuñez,…

Few drug surrenderers avail of brgy-based treatment-CPADAO

Izobelle T. Pulgo 12/13/2016

Despite the rising number of drug surrenderers in Cebu, the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) laments a significantly low turnout of surrenderers who actually commit to a community-based treatment program. CPADAO head Ivy Durano-Meca cites the…

12 self-confessed drug pushers yield to Lapu police

Norman V. Mendoza 08/10/2016

TWELVE self-confessed drug pushers surrendered themselves and their firearms to the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office Headquarters Wednesday morning. Senior Supt. Rommel Cabagnot, Lapu-Lapu City police chief, was on hand for the surrender. Leading those who surrendered were…

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