Labangon police probe brgy chief’s claim of 2 men firing guns outside his house

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigating two men, who allegedly fired warning shots outside the house of the village chief of Barangay Buhisan in Cebu City on Saturday night, April 30, 2022. Police Major Janelito Marquez,…

Tumulak reports ‘threats’ from city hall employee to police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak said he and his driver already appeared at the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) on Tuesday, April 26, to report the alleged threats that they allegedly received from…

Margot Osmeña’s hopes: No more threats to BO-PK this year

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s main opposition party, the Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) is hoping for a more peaceful elections this year.  Mayoral candidate, Margot Osmeña, said that she hoped that the will of the people…

CCPO reminds cops: Don’t resort to violence

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police officers here were reminded not to resort to violence and use their service firearms unless threats to their lives are present and imminent. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the…

Netizens warned against identity theft, other cyber crimes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Maria (not her real name), a 20-year-old from Cebu City, has not been able to sleep for days after she received threats from a social media account using her name and threatening to…

CPPO: No threats, no police security requests from slain mayor

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — He did not ask for any security from the police and that he had not received any threats prior to his death. This was how Police Lieutenant Colonel Eloveo Marquez, Cebu Provincial Police…

Slain Bien Unido mayor’s friend, witness to crime, gets online threats

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — The best friend of slain Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Boniel who was one of the key witnesses to her kidnapping and eventual death on June 7, 2017 said that even after two…

Palma on Duterte’s change of heart about threats on priests: I hope, pray he’s serious

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said that the recent pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte to stop the death threats against Catholic bishops and priests was some kind of conversion. “I also believe that this should be…

Palace: Opposition, critics to blame for threats on bishops 

Inquirer.net 02/28/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Thursday turned the tables on the opposition and critics who blamed President Rodrigo Duterte for the alleged death threats on bishops of the Catholic Church. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said detractors of…

Cops zeroing in on PROBE team work of shooting victim as possible motive of attack

Benjie B. Talisic 01/25/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are focusing on the work of shooting victim, Arnulfo Cadungog, as the possible motive of the attack on him. Senior Inspector Joemar Pomarejos, Waterfront Police Precinct 3 chief, said in a…

Sinas said they will not be cowed by the threats

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/29/2018

ON P20K BOUNTY Duty above everything else. This was the reminder issued yesterday (Nov. 29) by regional police head Chief Supt. Debold Sinas to police officers in Cebu following reports that drug groups are offering cash rewards…

Police officers told to be careful after receiving death threats

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2018

BE VIGILANT. This was the advice of Senior Supt. Manuel Abrugena, director of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO), to all policemen after they received reports that members of drug syndicates were after them. Some police officers,…

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