CIDG-7: 3 CAFGU-witnesses claim Bohol brgy dad, pastor were NPAs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three active members of the Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) claimed in a statement that the barangay councilor and pastor, who were arrested in Bohol Province last June 25, 2021, were allegedly…

Penumbral lunar eclipse to be visible in PH on June 6

Raul Constantine Tabanao 06/04/2020

MOALBOAL, CEBU — A penumbral lunar eclipse, a celestial event, is expected to be visible in the country on Saturday dawn, June 6, 2020. According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) website, the…

Witness tells Senate: Freedom comes with a price tag in Bilibid

Leila B. Salaverria 09/06/2019

MANILA, Philippines–A witness has surfaced in the Senate to testify that a good conduct time allowance “for sale scheme” exists in the New Bilibid Prison. Yolanda Camelon told the Senate Thursday night that she had paid P50,000…

Cops looking for possible witness to security guard’s killing in Mambaling

CNU Intern, Emmanuel Fort Nieto 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are looking for the companion of the security guard, who was shot dead, in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City at dawn of June 14. Police Sergeant Nicolo Gonzales, Mambaling Police Precinct lead investigator,…

DOJ wants state witness discharged from Espinosa drug case

Inquirer 12/11/2018

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has asked the Manila Regional Trial Court to discharge Marcelo Adorco, former security escort and driver of self-confessed drug distributor Kerwin Espinosa as state witness. In a motion submitted on Monday to…

Gisela Boniel’s case: Witness recounts role in crime

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/09/2018

FOR the amount of P10, 000, the pump boat operator’s life turned upside down after helping his cousin who allegedly killed Bien Unido, Bohol Mayor Gisela Boniel in June 2017. Riolito Boniel, witness and one of the…

Poran under witness protection program

Nestle L. Semilla 10/13/2018

THE woman survivor of the Malubog shooting incident is now under the custody of the witness protection program of the Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7). Leo Villarino, CHR-7 chief investigator, told Cebu Daily News…

Police eyes another witness in Blanco slay

Nestle L. Semilla 09/10/2018

The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) is now looking for the third witness in the killing of Ronda Mayor Mariano Blanco III. Senior Supt. Manuel Abrugena, CPPO director, said the same witness saw the suspects’ arrival and…

Court to decide on witnesses in Boniel case

Ador Vincent Mayol, Fe Marie Dumaboc 07/27/2018

A Lapu-Lapu City court will decide on a plea to discharge as state witness two of the accused in the murder of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Boniel next month. Judge Ferdinand Collantes of the Regional Trial Court…

Court to decide on plea for witness protection on Mayor Boniel slay case

Fe Msrie Dumaboc 07/26/2018

A Lapu-Lapu City court will decide on a plea to discharge as state witness two of the accused in the murder of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Boniel next month. Judge Ferdinand Collantes of the Regional Trial Court…

Mabatid takes witness stand today vs quo warranto

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/23/2018

MABOLO Barangay Captain Prisca Niña Mabatid will take the witness stand today to defend her seat from the quo warranto petition filed against her in court. Mabatid said she will be ready to belie in court the…

DOJ wants Boniel’s 2 co-accused to turn state witness

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/20/2018

GISELA SLAY THE Department of Justice’s Witness Protection Program (WPP) has asked the trial court to admit as state witnesses two of the nine suspects in the slay of Bien Unido, Bohol Mayor Gisela Boniel. Assistant Regional…

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