Dead tanod, who was shot in stomach, found floating off Samboan seawaters

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police continue to investigate the possible cause of death of a barangay tanod, who had a gunshot wound in the stomach and whose body was found floating off the seawaters of Barangay San…

Hot pursuit vs. suspects behind killing of former tanod in Inayawan

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 01/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Hot pursuit is being conducted by cops from the Pardo Police Station following a shooting incident in Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City on Saturday afternoon, January 2, that resulted in the death of a…

FACES OF CEBU: Eddie Abapo, 36, tanod

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) seriously threatening the lives of many in the country, everyone has been forced to step up, even down to the barangay (village) level. Since every individual is…

Tanod from Barangay Tabunan clarifies, ‘I am not a rebel’

DORIS BONGCAC 10/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The chief tanod of the mountain barangay of Tabunan in Cebu City has clarified media reports tagging him as a “rebel” following his turnover of a M2 Carbine automatic rifle to the police. Alejo…

Barangay tanod among Region 7’s outstanding students

Zena V. Magto 05/25/2019

CEBU CITY,  Philippines — The barangay tanod, who graduated Cum Laude from the University of Cebu (UC), is one of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines in Central Visayas (TOSP-7). Janryl Tan, who made headlines this…

Motorcycle of former village watchman burned on election day

Zena Magto 05/13/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The motorcycle of  former village watchman Anever Enriquez was burned at around 8 a.m. on election day, May 13, 2019, in Sitio Kantisang, Barangay Paril in Cebu City. Police Captain Jonathan Taneo, office in charge…

Osmeña brings ‘victims’ of police violence to IBP debate

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña brought to the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter mayoralty debates some of the victims of alleged police brutality in the city. The wife of…

Cop nabs tanod with unlicensed gun in Lorega street

Benjie B. Talisic 04/20/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A tanod of Barangay Zapatera in Cebu City was caught walking along E. Chavez Street in Barangay Lorega San Miguel, Cebu City on Black Saturday, April 20, with a gun tucked in…

Lusaran shootout: Two tanods, tanod’s wife killed; cop wounded; loose guns seized

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two barangay tanods and a tanod’s wife were killed while a police officer was wounded in separate gunbattles during the police operation to search for loose firearms against the barangay tanods and a…

Tanod shot dead in Talisay

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2018

A tanod from the mountain barangay of Sinsin in Cebu City was shot dead by two still unidentified motorcycle-riding men while at Zone 5 Barangay Lagtang, Talisay City past 11 a.m. today (October 9). PO1 June Zamora…

Garma challenges Osmeña to prove vigilante claims

Nestle Semilla 08/03/2018

  Prove it.  This was the challenge of Senior Supt. Royina Garma, director of the Cebu City police, to Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña on claims that vigilantes with police protection are operating in Cebu.   “Sige lang…

Son of former tanod arrested in buy-bust

Benjie B. Talisic 05/26/2018

A son of a former barangay tanod was arrested by police operatives during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Duljo Fatima, Cebu City on Friday evening (May 25). Police identified the suspects as Lester Gendrauli, 33, who was…

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